U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Issues New FLSA and EPPA Posters

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has updated their mandatory posters, which notify employees of their rights under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA), to no longer list the civil monetary penalties that may be assessed for violations of the aforementioned Acts. 

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And Now There Are Two: The Ninth Circuit Strikes Class Arbitration Waivers Joining the Seventh Circuit On Finding That These Waivers Violate the NLRA

And Now There Are Two: The Ninth Circuit Strikes Class Arbitration Waivers Joining the Seventh Circuit On Finding That These Waivers Violate the NLRA

The Ninth Circuit joined the Seventh Circuit and the NLRB in finding that mandatory arbitration agreements that require all claims to be brought by employees on an individual basis violate the NLRA.

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2016 is the Year of the FLSA Audit!

2016 is the Year of the FLSA Audit!

A number of developments this year – the recent decision in Flores v. City of San Gabriel on the intersection of wage and hour law and employer health plans, the new changes coming December 1, 2016 to overtime exemption rules under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”), and the U.S. Department of Labor’s (“DOL”) increased scrutiny of employers’ FLSA practices – together provide a resounding “wake-up call” to employers. 

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