Today the Supreme Court granted the cert petition filed in Busk v. Integrity Staffing, agreeing to answer the question of whether time spent by workers in security screenings is compensable under the FLSA and the Portal-to-Portal Act.
A man in Florida is learning the hard way that this old adage is true.
The FTC released its annual Consumer Sentinel Network Data Book on February 27, 2014, providing national and state-by-state data on consumer complaints received by the FTC, all U.S. and Canadian Better Business Bureaus, the CFPB and other federal and state agencies in the previous year.
On January 24, 2014, in a case filed against Facebook by German consumer protection association VZBV, the Berlin Court of Appeal (“Court”) upheld a lower court ruling that Facebook’s “Friend Finder” function is unlawful.
On January 11, 2014, CBS News released a news story regarding the recent increase in earthquakes seen in the small town of Azle, Texas. Since November 2013 alone, the Barnett Shale area where Azle is located has recorded 32 earthquakes, with the strongest earthquake measuring a magnitude of 3.7.
Our debate about workplace bullying and possible remedies continues.
When I sat for my first conference on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) in 2010, one thing was clear: Nothing.
The number of Canadian businesses accepting virtual currencies as a form of payment is growing. Bitcoin is emerging as the most popular of these new currencies – none of which are subject to a central authority.
The National Labor Relations Board’s General Counsel appears intent on convincing the Board to change its precedent in at least two key areas.