DOL Appeal On FLSA Exemption Issue Will Be Fast-Tracked

DOL Appeal On FLSA Exemption Issue Will Be Fast-Tracked

I blogged about this the other day.  Well, the Fifth Circuit has acted with alacrity and has stated that it will hear the USDOL appeal of the lower court injunction blocking the new overtime regulations on an accelerated, expedited basis. 

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German Art Dealer’s Heirs Sue German State of Bavaria Over Alleged Nazi-Looted Art in Bavarian State Paintings Collection

By | Art Law | December 8, 2016
German Art Dealer’s Heirs Sue German State of Bavaria Over Alleged Nazi-Looted Art in Bavarian State Paintings Collection

As recently reported in the New York Times, the heirs of Alfred Flechtheim, a prominent German art dealer and collector, brought suit in federal court in Manhattan earlier this week against the German state of Bavaria over alleged Nazi-looted art works. 

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Expansive Final Rule Affecting Employment-Based Immigrant and Nonimmigrant Visa Programs Published – Good News for H-1B Visa Holders and Those Seeking Permanent Residency

By | Immigration View | December 7, 2016

On November 18, 2016, US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a final rule to “improve aspects of certain employment-based nonimmigrant and immigrant visa programs.”

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The Few, the Proud…the Unsecured Creditors Committee

The Few, the Proud…the Unsecured Creditors Committee

At the end of my October blog post, Dear Debtor, You Said I was Your First Priority, a VIP!, I suggested that you might want to join a “support group” called the “Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors” (fondly referred to as the OCC or GUCCs), if you felt angry or depressed about your unsecured claim status. 

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