A limo driver believes that he should be paid overtime. He brings a lawsuit on both state and federal wage & hour laws. But he believes that other similarly situated drivers should also be part of his lawsuit.
The second annual study on data breach preparedness was released by the Ponemon Institute on September 24, and the study indicates that the number of companies that have had a data breach is on the rise.
More than a third of United States businesses are either bringing back or considering bringing back manufacturing activity to the U.S. through “reshoring.”
EEOC Pushes Its Strategic Enforcement Plan and Advocates for Transgender Workplace Protections Under Title VII
No federal statute explicitly prohibits employment discrimination based on gender identity or expression. Nevertheless, in recent years, the EEOC has advocated — including as part of its strategic plan — that it would pursue protections for transgender workers under Title VII’s prohibition against “sex” discrimination and harassment
I.M. Dense, a stockbroker employed by BI Lough was driving to a non-business event when he struck and injured a motorcyclist.On personal time, in a personal vehicle and using a personal cell phone, Dense admitted that he was responding with text messages to “cold call” responses from earlier in the day.
Over the summer, we alerted construction and specialty trade contractors to small business size standard increases resulting in expanded small business program eligibility for thousands of businesses.
Tax reform has been a hot topic as of late, particularly for the energy sector. On September 17, 2014, the Senate Finance Committee continued the focus on energy tax reform by holding a hearing on “Reforming America’s Outdated Energy Tax Code.”
You really can’t make this stuff up. These are some examples of actual employment cases and lessons that can be learned from them.
Just when you thought that you heard it all, the FTC announced yesterday that it settled with marketers of caffeine-infused “shapewear” over unsubstantiated weight loss claims.
Oregonians will vote this fall on whether to legalize marijuana for adult/recreational use through Initiative 91.