On January 22, Seyfarth Shaw’s class action experts are presenting a webinar to discuss highlights from Seyfarth’s 11th Annual Workplace Class Action Litigation Report. The Report covers the array of bet-the-company litigation issues that businesses face and discusses the emerging trends and continuing rising tide of both EEOC litigation and Wage & Hour class actions and collective actions.
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Co-authored by Gena B. Usenheimer and Jade Wallace
The close of 2014 presented a host of potential problems for home health care providers. As a result of new Department of Labor (“DOL”) regulations changing the federal “companionship” exemption from overtime and minimum wage requirements, many home health care agencies have been bracing themselves for significant changes to their … Continue Reading
Co-authored by Richard Alfred and Patrick Bannon
2014 saw no letup in the deluge of wage and hour litigation. Year-to-year, federal wage and hour lawsuits filed in federal courts increased by another 4.7%, bringing the total increase in federal court wage and hour cases over the past decade to more than 238%. With the increase in litigation in this area, … Continue Reading