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  • Overtime Exemption Rule Re-Examined
    Overtime Exemption Rule Re-Examined

    The Department of Labor (DOL) is reviewing changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime exemption. Pursuant to the overtime exemption, if you make less than $23,660/year ($455/week) and ...

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  • Are you protected from discrimination at your job?
    Are you protected from discrimination at your job?

    While most workers assume that it is illegal for their employer to discriminate on the basis of sex, age, religion, gender, or race, whether you are protected from discrimination is not always ...

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  • Retaliation Claims Are Most Prevalent Employee Complaints
    Retaliation Claims Are Most Prevalent Employee Complaints

    Retaliation claims continue to be one of the leading types of employment cases filed. In fact, statistics show that retaliation claims make up 48% of employment related discrimination cases filed with ...

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  • Overtime Exemption to Be Revisited
    Overtime Exemption to Be Revisited

    The Trump administration is set to revisit the overtime exemption rule in the upcoming months, according to the regulatory agenda. This rule has been in flux in recent years. The Obama administration ...

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  • Laws Regarding Overtime Pay
    Laws Regarding Overtime Pay

    If you’re concerned that your employer is not paying you what you are lawfully entitled to, the main body of law to consult is typically the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The FLSA provides many of ...

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  • What type of damages am I entitled to if I suffer employment discrimination?
    What type of damages am I entitled to if I suffer employment discrimination?

    A number of federal and state laws prohibit employment discrimination. These include Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits sex, religious, gender and race discrimination. ...

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