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I’m Dreaming of a White Collar: 2015 Year in Review

Posted in Arbitration Agreements, City/Local Ordinances, Conditional Certification, Damages, Decertification, Defenses, Discovery, DOL Enforcement, Executive Orders, Hybrid Lawsuits, Independent Contractors, Joint Employment, Jurisdiction, Meal/Rest Breaks, Misclassification/Exemptions, Off-the-Clock Issues, Offer of Judgment, Overtime, Regular Rate, Rule 23 Certification, Salary Basis, Service Charges/Gratuities, Settlement, State Laws/Claims, Uncategorized

Authored by Alex Passantino

‘Twas the week before Christmas, 2-0-1-5 When the poetry elves on the blog came alive. Crafting their rhymes with a purpose so clear: Presenting the wage-hour gems of the year.

In January, for new regs in this year our breath bated. Then for six painful months, we speculated and waited. And just as … Continue Reading

The A to Z of the Massachusetts Wage Payment Law

Posted in Overtime, Regular Rate, State Laws/Claims

Seyfarth attorney C.J. Eaton published an article in the Winter (2012) edition of the Northeast Human Resources Association’s (“NEHRA“) Insights magazine.  The article “The A to Z of the Massachusetts Wage Payment Law” aims to assist employers in answering some of the difficult questions employers struggle with concerning the Massachusetts Wage Payment Law.… Continue Reading

Tenth Circuit Approves City of Albuquerque’s Method of Calculating Over Time Pay

Posted in Regular Rate

Authored by Laura Reasons

In an important victory for the City of Albuquerque, the Tenth Circuit in Chavez v. City of Albuquerque issued an opinion upholding a decision of the District of New Mexico.

The Tenth Circuit held:  (1) the City’s dual calculation method does not violate the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”); (2) sale back proceeds for sick leave … Continue Reading