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. Department of Labor’s (DOL) six-part test for determining whether interns and students are employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The DOL had previously published a six-part test in 2010. Under that test, an intern would be considered an employee unless all of the six factors were met. The Second Circuit was the first to reject the DOL’s test in 2015, opting for a non-exhaustive set of seven factors to consider in what it termed the “primary beneficiary test.”
Barrett McNagny LLP is pleased to announce that Trisha J. Paul has been elected to serve as Chair of the firm’s Executive Committee for 2018. Also serving on the firm’s Executive Committee during 2018 will be John C. Barce, Robert T. Keen, Michael P. O’Hara, and Samuel J. Talarico, Jr.
Barrett McNagny LLP is pleased to announce that William A. Ramsey was elected Partner effective January 1, 2018. Mr. Ramsey concentrates his practice in the areas of appellate litigation, medical malpractice defense, general liability defense, and business litigation.
H. Joseph Cohen will be presenting at the Northeast Indiana Human Resources Association's (NIHRA) meeting on January 8, 2018 discussing the top ten employment issues and challenges confronting employers and HR managers in 2018.
Employee benefit plans are subject to numerous legal requirements, including complicated—sometimes confusing—eligibility requirements. Those requirements are never more confusing, or more important, than during an employee’s medical leave of absence.
Trisha Paul and Emily Szaferski will present at the Allen County Bar Association's Probate, Trust and Tax Section's Continuing Legal Education seminar about assessing a client's mental capacity and legal competency.
William Ramsey authored an article titled "Keeping the Record Straight: The Rule Against Supplementing the Record on Appeal and Exceptions Thereto" that appeared in the fall edition of The Appellate Advocate.
Barrett McNagny LLP is pleased to announce that F. Italia Patti and Scott E. Campbell have joined the firm. Ms. Patti will concentrate her practice in the area of litigation and Mr. Campbell in the areas of corporate and business law.
When it comes to discrimination in the workplace, employers sometimes ask themselves, “How could a decision to fire an employee be biased when the same supervisor made the decision to hire the employee?”
Barrett McNagny LLP is proud to announce that four firm attorneys were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2018 as “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective practice areas.
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