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  • Retail Misclassification Prevalent
    Retail Misclassification Prevalent

    Pursuant to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), generally all non-exempt workers who put in more than 40 hours in any work week are entitled to earn overtime pay at a rate of one and one-half times ...

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  • Advocates Petition President Obama To Fight Employment Discrimination
    Advocates Petition President Obama To Fight Employment Discrimination

    Federal and state laws protect against various different types of discrimination. For example, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits employers from discrimination against employees on ...

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  • Changes To FLSA Increase Number of Workers Covered
    Changes To FLSA Increase Number of Workers Covered

    The Department of Labor (DOL) made several changes this summer, including 2 announcements that will likely expand the number of workers covered under the Fair Labor Standards Act. The first change ...

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  • What Actions Constitute Age Discrimination?
    What Actions Constitute Age Discrimination?

    According to recent employment law reports, a man has filed an age discrimination lawsuit against 7-Eleven, the national convenience store chain. The employment discrimination claim asserts that a ...

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  • Department of Labor Wage and Hour Rules To Cover Home Health Care Workers
    Department of Labor Wage and Hour Rules To Cover Home Health Care Workers

    Beginning on October 13th, live-in home health care agencies will have one-month to get their books in order and prepare to ensure that their workers are receiving minimum wage and the overtime ...

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  • Employment Discrimination May Affect Any Work Place
    Employment Discrimination May Affect Any Work Place

    Employment discrimination can happen to anyone – regardless of what region of the country they live in, what type of job they have or their salary range. Employment discrimination doesn’t just affect ...

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