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  • Restaurant Industry Faces Numerous Claims of FLSA Violations
    Restaurant Industry Faces Numerous Claims of FLSA Violations

    Wage and hour lawsuits based on violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) have been on the rise for the last several years. The FLSA provides numerous work place regulations, but chief among ...

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  • New Law Seeks to Provide Independent Contractors with Labor Protections
    New Law Seeks to Provide Independent Contractors with Labor Protections

    With the number of independent contractors expanding each year, millions of American workers are without employment protections. Several different factors distinguish employees from independent ...

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  • Should you be paid for your summer internship?
    Should you be paid for your summer internship?

    With summer upon us, many students are seeking valuable summer internships as a way to gain work experience, and hopefully some money too. However, much confusion exists over whether these internships ...

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  • AM I ENTITLED TO OVERTIME PAY FOR MY “SIDE-JOB”?
    AM I ENTITLED TO OVERTIME PAY FOR MY “SIDE-JOB”?

    More and more workers in the United States moonlight or have “side gigs” (i.e. jobs outside of their standard employment as a way to earn extra cash). Much confusion exists over what, if any, benefits ...

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  • Department of Labor Issues Two New Opinion Letters
    Department of Labor Issues Two New Opinion Letters

    The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) sets forth the basic federal wage and hour laws. These laws provide numerous areas of guidance, including that workers must be paid minimum wage and that in ...

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  • Is Time Spent at work on Wellness Activities Compensable?
    Is Time Spent at work on Wellness Activities Compensable?

    The United States Department of Labor (DOL) has just issued a new opinion letter concerning whether time spent at work on wellness activities in compensable pursuant to the Fair Labor Standards Act ...

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