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  • City Firefighters not Entitled to Overtime under Fair Labor Standards Act
    City Firefighters not Entitled to Overtime under Fair Labor Standards Act

    In most overtime cases under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the courts interpret the exemptions to the law narrowly, in favor of the employees seeking to be paid overtime. However, in a recent ...

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  • Grandfather Eligible for Leave to Care for Newborn Grandchild under FMLA
    Grandfather Eligible for Leave to Care for Newborn Grandchild under FMLA

    Under the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), a parent is entitled to take FMLA leave for the birth or care of a newborn child. An interesting twist on this issue was recently addressed by the Eleventh ...

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