Authored by Alex Passantino
It’s the week before Christmas, and we’ve accepted our mission,
The annual wage hour “sum-up” composition.
And to start it all off, we’ve got something nice,
‘Cause the Supreme Court addressed wage and hour stuff twice.
The year started out with the first one of those;
As Justice Scalia answered “What counts as clothes?”
With … Continue Reading
Co-authored by Barry Miller and Taron Murakami
On Monday, the Supreme Court heard arguments in a pair of cases addressing the Department of Labor’s reversal in its position regarding the exempt status of mortgage loan officers. The Justices’ questions reflected concern about the DOL flip-flopping on this issue, but they also expressed a reticence to issue a broad ruling that … Continue Reading
Authored by Kyle Petersen
The facts are familiar:
An employee who is classified as exempt files suit claiming misclassification and seeking overtime pay.
Understandably, the employer does not have time records for the employee because he was treated as exempt and paid on a salary basis.
Employee fills the void by testifying that he worked 60 hours every single week… Continue Reading