The Supreme Court released a decision in favor of the death penalty status quo. But the dissent could be enough to open a new door.
Guest post by Draeke Weseman, Weseman Law Office, PLLC
This morning, the Department of Labor’s Wage & Hour Division (WHD) announced its long-awaited proposal to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Regulations and, in particular, the regulations governing the “white collar” exemption for executive, administrative, and professional employees.
Non-compete agreements have been used in the market place for decades within certain sectors, such as physicians and some sales representatives.
Two days have been set aside this week to resolve remaining pre-sentence issues in the Peanut Corporation of America (PCA) criminal case being heard in federal court in Albany, GA.
A deeply divided United States Supreme Court (SCOTUS), in Michigan v. EPA, today held that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) “strayed well beyond the bounds of reasonable interpretation in concluding that cost is not a factor relevant to the appropriateness of regulating power plants.”
China is now the world’s third largest overseas foreign investor, behind only the United States and Japan.
The California Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014 (“Healthy Families Act”) is fully effective July 1, 2015, including the significant potential for class-action liability for non-compliance.
On June 26, 2015, the Supreme Court held in Obergefell, et al. v. Hodges, et al., that the due process and equal protection clauses of United States Constitution guarantee the right of same-sex couples to marry.