- Topic: Employment Law
- Client AlertMay 18, 2016
On May 18, 2016, the Department of Labor issued the final version of the its overtime rule, which officially raises the salary basis threshold for “white collar” overtime exemptions to $47,476 per year, or $913 per week, increasing the applicability of the Fair Labor Standards Act to an additional 4.2 million employees.
- Client AlertMarch 23, 2016
In a move that has been anticipated for months, on March 15, 2016, the Department of Labor took one of the final steps toward making its new overtime rules a reality.
- Client AlertJuly 21, 2015
On June 30, 2015, the Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that overhauls the Fair Labor Standards Act’s overtime regulations.
- Client AlertRecent Ruling Reinforces Need to Protect Documents When Employees Leave in Order to Preserve Confidentiality and PrivilegeClient AlertDecember 10, 2012
A recent ruling from the federal district court in Minnesota reinforces the idea that an employer needs to take active steps to assure that an employee does not take otherwise confidential or privileged documents when the employee leaves the company, or the confidentiality or privilege is likely to be waived. In today’s world of electronically stored information and documents, this becomes increasingly difficult.