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Wage & Hour Claims and Class Actions San Francisco: Q&A with Speaker Jay J. Price

September 22nd, 2015
in Employment & Benefits, Legal Conferences |

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Jay J. Price, Assistant General Counsel, Bank of America, will be speaking at our upcoming Sept. 28-29 Wage & Hour Claims and Class Actions forum in San Francisco.  In anticipation of the upcoming conference, check out our recent Q&A with Jay.

1. How will the DOL’s new/proposed federal overtime regulations with regard to “white collar exemption” requirements affect your practice?

At a minimum, the new salary requirements for both traditional “white collar” exemptions and the “highly compensated employee” requires re-testing their workforce compensation data by every employer who utilizes those exemptions. Also, the DOL’s equivocation on whether changes to the FLSA “duties test” are in the offing will require ongoing monitoring of further developments. (more…)

Wage & Hour Claims and Class Actions San Francisco: Q&A with Speaker Ron Peppe

September 16th, 2015
in Employment & Benefits |

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Ron Peppe, Vice President Legal and Human Resources, Canam Steel Corporation, will be speaking at our upcoming Sept. 28-29 Wage & Hour Claims and Class Actions forum in San Francisco.  In anticipation of the upcoming conference, check out our recent Q&A with Ron.

1. How will the DOL’s new/proposed federal overtime regulations with regard to “white collar exemption” requirements affect your practice?

Our company is still evaluating the impact, but the increase in the threshold wage for the white collar exemption may require us to change some hiring practices because of the increased wage and compliance costs. The increase in the threshold is so dramatic is means the test is not aligned very well with workplace realities. We also remain very concerns about the next shoe to drop, i.e, changes to the duties test. (more…)

Weekly Industry News – Employment Law

February 5th, 2015
in Employment & Benefits, Legal Conferences |

Employment Law –  California Supreme Court clarifies when an arbitration award may be corrected, are transgender protected under Title VII , Pa. Court rules against cigna in ERISA coverage fight and more…

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Weekly Industry News – Employment Law

December 11th, 2014
in Employment & Benefits, Legal Conferences |

Employment Law – employers not required to pay employees for time spent in security screenings, ERISA 11th circuit update, OFCCP issues final rule prohibiting sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination and more.

 

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Weekly Industry News – Employment Law

December 4th, 2014
in Employment & Benefits, Legal Conferences |

Employment Law – employment law update for California employers, Florida minimum wage rising to $8.05, social media and non-solicitation covenants- a cautionary tale for employers and more.

 

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Weekly Industry News – Employment Law

November 26th, 2014
in Employment & Benefits, Legal Conferences |

Employment Law - President Obama’s executive actions on immigration will impact employment-based immigration, pregnancy discrimination at workplace, UK employment alert and more.

 

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Weekly Industry News – Employment Law

November 20th, 2014
in Employment & Benefits, Legal Conferences |

Employment Law – revealing whistleblower’s identity is retaliation, employment related lawsuits are on the rise, affordable care act-countdown to compliance for employers and more.

 

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Exempt Employee Determinations and Misclassification of Workers

November 20th, 2014
in Employment & Benefits, Legal Conferences |

Complimentary presentation from ACI’s 22nd National Forum on Wage & Hour Claims and Class Actions.

Highlights from this presentation:

- White Collar exemption

- Motor Carrier Act exemption

- Approaches to collect data on the extent of variation

- Administrative exemption

- Executive exemption

- Computer exemption

- Outside sales exemption and much more…

 

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Weekly Industry News – Employment Law

November 13th, 2014
in Employment & Benefits, Legal Conferences |

Employment Law –  Massachusetts adopts legislative reforms regarding labor, vacation policy pitfalls for Illinois employers, India’s restrictive labor laws challenge investors and more.

 

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Weekly Industry News – Employment Law

November 6th, 2014
in Employment & Benefits, Legal Conferences |

Employment Law – Labor law problems encountered by India, employment law toolkit for cross-border m&a deals , NLRB shows some restraint in its protection of employee social media communications and more.

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