RV Giant Hits a Roadblock

RV Giant Hits a Roadblock

Last month, a leading RV manufacturer agreed to pay $95,460 and provide additional relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”). The lawsuit alleged that the company faile… Read More
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Business Law Update Webin…

Business Law Update Webinar 2024

Independent Contractor Status and Salary Exemptions: New Rules from the DOL Make Misclassification a Real Risk (Dirk Beamer, 1:50) The Corporate Transparency Act: It’s in effect. Are you in compliance? (Heather Miles, 16:00) Expanded Legal Protecti… Read More
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A Tigers Curveball

A Tigers Curveball

“Put it in writing.” This is common advice in the human resources and employment law arena. Documentation plays a critical role in substantiating and, if necessary, defending employee discipline and terminations. If the written record, however, c… Read More
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In Due Time

In Due Time

On April 15, 2024, the EEOC issued its long-awaited final rule implementing the federal Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (“PWFA”). It is scheduled to become effective on June 18, 2024. The PWFA requires covered employers with 15 or more employees to… Read More
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DOL's Rule on Overtime Eligibility

The Department of Labor also issued a rule last week that impacts overtime eligibility. Dirk Beamer breaks down the coming changes. Read More
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FTC’s Ban on Non-Compet…

FTC’s Ban on Non-Competes

On Tuesday, the Federal Trade Commission published its long-anticipated, final rule seeking to ban non-compete agreements in the United States. The FTC claims non-competes violate Section 5 of the FTC Act, which makes “unfair methods of competition… Read More
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FTC's Ban on Non-Competes

Yesterday, the Federal Trade Commission published its long-anticipated, final rule seeking to ban non-compete agreements in the U.S. Dirk Beamer reviews what you need to know. Read More
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Take a Breath

Take a Breath

With the rapid spread of legalized marijuana throughout the United States, employers have struggled with testing tools (e.g., urine and hair samples) dependent on metabolized CBD, which yield positive results many days or even months after the tested… Read More
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Joint Effort

Joint Effort

Last month, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas struck down the National Labor Relations Board’s (“NLRB”) 2023 rule for determining joint employer status. The joint employer rule determines when two businesses are legally… Read More
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Age Is Only a Number

Age Is Only a Number

Last October, pharmaceutical maker Eli Lilly and Company settled a federal age discrimination lawsuit with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”). The lawsuit alleged that sales representative applicants over 40 were denied position… Read More
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