Scott Brink’s article, "Labor and Employment Alert: New Law Requires Employers to Post Employee Rights Notice by November 14, 2011," was published by Jim Butler’s Hotel Law Blog, and was picked up by Hotel Online and ehotelier.com.
Antidote to Wage and Hour Class Actions: Supreme Court Invalidates California Law On Class Action Waivers On April 27, the U.S. Supreme Court held in AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion that the Federal Arbitration Act ("FAA") preempts California law prohibiting the enforcement of class action waivers in arbitration agreements. In a 5-4 vote, the Court narrowly […]
In the wake of bruising partisan politics, the United States Department of Labor’s (DOL) much-anticipated overhaul of the federal white-collar employee overtime exemptions became effective on August 23, 2004. Depending upon who you ask, the regulations could deprive as many as six million or as few as 107,000 workers of federal overtime pay. However, there […]