Authored by Alex Passantino
Seyfarth Synopsis: Two lawsuits related to the Department of Labor’s revisions to the white-collar exemptions have been filed in East Texas.
The first lawsuit, citing (among other things) the severe impact the impending salary increase will have on state and local government budgets, was filed by the Attorneys General of Nevada, Texas, and 19 other … Continue Reading
Authored by Rob Whitman
Seyfarth Synopsis: Unpaid interns for Hearst magazines have been rebuffed again in their effort to be declared eligible to receive wages under the FLSA and the New York Labor Law.
In an August 24, 2016 ruling, Judge J. Paul Oetken of the Southern District of New York held that six interns, who worked for Marie … Continue Reading
Authored by Abigail Cahak
Seyfarth Synopsis: The Supreme Court dealt a blow to the Department of Labor’s rulemaking procedures, criticizing the agency for explicitly changing its long-standing treatment of automobile service advisors as overtime exempt while saying “almost nothing” regarding the reasons for the abrupt change.
This week, the Supreme Court dealt a blow to the Department of Labor’s rulemaking … Continue Reading