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  • Employee Wins Landmark Employment Discrimination Case
    Employee Wins Landmark Employment Discrimination Case

    Legal news has just reported a victory in a landmark employment discrimination case. The U.S. Office of Special Counsel has determined that the Department of the Army engaged in “frequent, pervasive ...

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  • NCAA Sued For Wage Violations
    NCAA Sued For Wage Violations

    A new wage and hour lawsuit has been filed against the NCAA asserting violations of the Fair Labor Standard’s Act (FLSA) minimum wage provision. The lawsuit, which was filed in the U.S. District Court ...

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  • Wage and Hour Questions Prevalent In Health Care Industry
    Wage and Hour Questions Prevalent In Health Care Industry

    Federal labor law (the Fair Labor Standards Act – FLSA), provides many protections for the vast majority of this country’s workers. Pursuant to the FLSA, workers must be paid at least minimum wage and ...

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  • Are You an Employer or Employee?
    Are You an Employer or Employee?

    A recent employment law case evaluated whether a doctor should be considered an employer or an employee. In the disability discrimination case, an anesthesiologist was identified as an employee based ...

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  • ADA Lawsuit Filed Against FedEx
    ADA Lawsuit Filed Against FedEx

    Legal news reports that a federal discrimination lawsuit has just been filed against FedEx. The Americans with Disabilities Act claim asserts that FedEx discriminated against a large class of deaf and ...

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  • When Should Employees Be Paid For Pre- and Post-Shift Time?
    When Should Employees Be Paid For Pre- and Post-Shift Time?

    This past week the United States Supreme Court heard argument on a potentially significant Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) case. The lawsuit, Staffing Solutions, Inc. v. Busk , involves whether ...

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