If an employee is erroneously misclassified as exempt, she is entitled to recover any unpaid overtime at the rate of time-and-a-half for all hours over 40. Right?
Several months ago, I handled a matter on behalf of a foreign company that filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection here in the U.S.
It’s the big day. You’ve done your research, updated your job duties, given yourself a new title, benchmarked your actual day-to-day job in your geographic area.
Instagram and Vine Present Risks for Employers, but They Must Be Cautious Policing Workplace Use – Daniel Scwhartz
At this moment, there are 144,337 Instagram photos or videos with the hashtag #worksucks. There are 26,207 posts with #ihatemyjob. I wonder how many of those reflect well, at all, on the employers. Can’t be many. But while employers, I’m sure, would love to restrict employees from taking any photos or videos at all in the workplace, creating such a policy may land them in trouble with the National Labor Relations Board. Joining me now to discuss the issue is Daniel Schwartz, attorney with Shipman & Goodwin and author on the excellent Connecticut Employment Law Blog.
Fox is a major broadcast television network, broadcasting such shows as Glee, Bones and The Simpsons. Fox owns the copyrights to the television shows airing on its network. Dish Network is the third-biggest television service provider in the country.
This past weekend there was a great 60 Minutes segment on Microsoft founder Bill Gates. He is one of the greatest entrepreneurs of all time, but more recently has become a leader in charitable giving. Perhaps his greatest deed is his effort to eradicate disease, especially for children under five.
Wall Street Journal Publishes New Exposé On Physician-owned Medical Device Distributors; Hospitals Continue to Adopt Anti-POD Policies
Wall Street Journal health beat reporter John Carreyrou’s latest investigative piece, “Surgeons Eyed over Deals with Medical-Device Makers,” published July 25, describes the potential patient harms that can result when surgeons have a financial interest in the implantable medical devices that they order for their own patients via ownership in a physician-owned distributor (POD).
Rates of new foreclosure filings nationally are dropping dramatically from a year ago. Some estimates indicate 21% fewer filings in June than in May, which is 45% fewer filings than June 2012.
Yesterday, the Senate effectively put an end to the ambiguity surrounding the current validity of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) by confirming all five of President Obama’s Board nominees.