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  • "Unpaid" Summer Internships May Violate Federal Labor Laws

    With the summer approaching, many college students seek out internships. Frequently these are “unpaid,” with the intended purpose that the student gain necessary experience in order to later obtain a ...

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  • Minority Shareholders: Withholding of Dividends and the Tax Burden it Creates
    Minority Shareholders: Withholding of Dividends and the Tax Burden it Creates

    WITHHOLDING OF DIVIDENDS AND THE TAX BURDEN IT CREATES Throughout this series we will detail some of the common methods that majority shareholders use to destroy a minority shareholder's value in the ...

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  • Failure To Promote Muslim Man May Be Grounds For Discrimination
    Failure To Promote Muslim Man May Be Grounds For Discrimination

    In the last several years since 9/11, the United States has witnesses an increase in anti-immigrant sentiment – with the unfortunate by-product being a dramatic rise in the number of national origin ...

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  • Number Of Wage And Hours Cases Increases For 7th Straight Year
    Number Of Wage And Hours Cases Increases For 7th Straight Year

    For the seventh year in a row, the number of wage and hour lawsuits filed by employees against their employers has increased. According to a recently released report by the federal government, more ...

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  • Who Is An Employer Under The ADEA?
    Who Is An Employer Under The ADEA?

    A seemingly straightforward question has serious implications in many employment contexts – and can determine your right to recover damages if you have suffered illegal discrimination. That question – ...

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  • Business Owner Found Personally Liable For Overtime Pay Violations
    Business Owner Found Personally Liable For Overtime Pay Violations

    Recently, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the owner of a business could be held personally liable for damages resulting from violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The FLSA ...

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