Labor & Employment Law

Jesse Young

New Department of Labor Opinions on Family Leave, Overtime Pay, and Employee Classification

In the latest of its string of opinion letters addressing issues under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and the Family and Medical Leave Act … Continue Reading

Thomas Cedoz

Top 10 Employment Issues for Start-Ups

For most entrepreneurs, their business journeys begin with an idea. While it only takes one person to come up with an idea, it almost always … Continue Reading

Jesse Young

Some Salaried Employees Are Entitled to Overtime Pay – Are You One of Them?

Your employer pays you a salary rather than hourly wages. In return for that salary, and any benefits that come with it, your employer expects … Continue Reading

Thomas Cedoz

How to Manage the ADA Interactive Process for Employers

When it comes to providing reasonable accommodation for an employee or job applicant under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the journey can be just … Continue Reading

Thomas Cedoz

Business Alert: Consequences of Not Having an Employee Electronic Use Policy

Your company’s computers, network, data, and other information technology systems form the critical infrastructure that allows your employees to do their jobs and facilitate your … Continue Reading

Thomas Cedoz

Can Telecommuting Be a Reasonable Accommodation Under the ADA?

If your company allows employees to take conference calls in their pajamas, prepare reports from their breakfast nooks, or respond to emails while doing laundry, … Continue Reading

Thomas Cedoz

What Employers Need to Know About HIPAA

Employers and their HR departments accumulate a lot of information about employees, much of which is sensitive and personal. This can and often does include … Continue Reading

Thomas Cedoz

U.S. Supreme Court to Resolve Transgender Employment Discrimination Debate

Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, employers cannot discriminate against workers based on gender, race, religion, national origin, and other protected … Continue Reading

Jesse Young

Michigan’s Attorney General Is Targeting Wage Theft and Worker Misclassification

The rise of the “gig economy” has provided workers with new opportunities and ways to earn a living. These new opportunities and flexibility also provide … Continue Reading

Jesse Young

DOL Proposes Rules to Narrow Joint Employment Relationships and Overtime Pay Calculations

If you are an employer, you are responsible for paying your workers all of the wages and overtime pay to which they are entitled under … Continue Reading

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