The U.S. Department of Labor issued a preview of what it is offering as the new rule raising the minimum salary threshold required for workers to qualify for the FLSA "white collar" exemption to $35,308.00 per year.
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, sitting en banc, ruled 8 to 4 that job applicants do not have legal standing to bring claims for unintentional age discrimination under the Age Discrimination Employment Act (ADEA).
On Friday, January 25, 2019, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) issued an opinion in SuperShuttle DFW, Inc., Case 16-RC-010963 that re-institutes the common law test and standards for assessing whether a worker should be classified as an independent contractor versus an employee.
Tony Stites was a presenter at the Northeast Indiana Human Resources Association’s Annual Conference on Thursday, May 17, 2018, in the Walb Student Union on the campus of IPFW. The conference runs from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., with registration at 7:30 a.m.
On December 19, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit became the fourth federal appellate court expressly to reject the U.S. DOL's six-part test for determining whether interns and students are employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act.
William A. Ramsey writes article for the Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana that was published in the Indiana Civil Litigation Review titled "When Can Injured Employees Seek Care from Unauthorized Providers under the Worker's Compensation Act."
On November 22, 2016, a Texas federal judge issued an Order that blocks nationwide the new Fair Labor Standards Act salary requirements for overtime and minimum wage exemptions based on executive, administrative, or professional capacity.
In late April, the United States Congress passed the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (DTSA). The DTSA became effective on May 11, 2016, the date President Obama signed the act into law and applies to any trade secret misappropriation that occurs on or after that date.
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