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  • Will I Be Paid If My Office Closes Due to Weather Conditions?
    Will I Be Paid If My Office Closes Due to Weather Conditions?

    Widespread weather related closures are expected this week as an arctic blast envelopes much of the country, including portions of Georgia. In anticipation of the cold weather, many offices are ...

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  • Claims of Age Discrimination on the Rise
    Claims of Age Discrimination on the Rise

    As the number of baby boomers interested in remaining in the work force continues to increase, so too does the number of age discrimination claims. With improved health care leading to longer life ...

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  • Opinion Letter Distinguishes between Standard Rate of Pay and Regular Rate of Pay
    Opinion Letter Distinguishes between Standard Rate of Pay and Regular Rate of Pay

    The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is a complex, federal regulation setting forth many of the nation’s wage and hour laws. It’s scope is vast, but two specific provisions affect the majority of ...

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  • What Are the Wage and Hour Implications of the Government Shut-Down?
    What Are the Wage and Hour Implications of the Government Shut-Down?

    With the government shutdown stretching from days to weeks, thousands of workers are off work, and wondering how this will affect their paycheck. The answer depends on many factors. For example, in ...

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  • Cookie Company Sued for Immigration Discrimination
    Cookie Company Sued for Immigration Discrimination

    Employment news reports that a national cookie company has agreed to settle an immigration related discrimination claim. The Department of Justice set forth that the Immigration and Nationality Act ...

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  • Georgia City Sued for Age Discrimination
    Georgia City Sued for Age Discrimination

    News reports that the city of Savannah, Georgia is being sued for age discrimination. The city has denied the charges. The age discrimination claim is based on allegations that the city failed to hire ...

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