Category Archives: FLSA

New Overtime Regulations Will Impact Five Million Workers

For the first time in over a decade, the Department of Labor proposed updates today to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) white collar overtime regulations. These changes will impact businesses throughout the United States. The Department estimates that, … Continue reading

Posted in DOL, FLSA | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

What About the Volunteers?

It seems like these days we hear all about interns – are they properly classified? Do we have to pay them? But what about volunteers? If a company or nonprofit has volunteers, it MUST evaluate whether it is properly classifying … Continue reading

Posted in FLSA | Tagged | Leave a comment

The Forgotten Exemption: The Highly Compensated Employee

**If you want to learn more about how the highly compensated employee exemption will be impacted by the new Department of Labor regulations that were proposed in June 2015 – then go here to read this article. How forgotten is the … Continue reading

Posted in FLSA | Tagged , | Leave a comment

FLSA Update – Pharmaceutical Sales Representatives

In Christopher v. SmithKline Beecham Corp., the Supreme Court ruled on whether pharmaceutical sales representatives are properly classified as exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Short answer – Yes. The FLSA requires that employees are paid at least … Continue reading

Posted in Arizona, DOL, FLSA | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Top 10 Employment Law Cases and Developments of 2010 – Part Two

Returning to the top ten employment law cases and developments of 2010… 8. Privacy – The Supreme Court held in City of Ontario v. Quon that the search of a police officer’s text messages sent on his government-issued pager did … Continue reading

Posted in FLSA, Other Things..., Privacy, Social Media | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment