Employers should not allow tip pools that include employees that are not 'customarily and regularly' tipped.
A collective action of correctional officers alleged that under the FLSA, they should be compensated for the time they cannot leave the prison and must remain in uniform.
Under North Carolina law, merely being licensed to practice law did not make the plaintiff an exempt professional.Read More
Employers have long faced difficulties classifying workers as independent contractors in more traditional industries.Read More
Depending on a specific law, managers and supervisors may have liability for their own acts of discrimination or other unlawful activities.Read More
This case will hinge on whether the security screenings are key to the nature of the employment.Read More
Unless employees seem to be abusing bathroom rights, or breaks interfere with performance or production, let them be.Read More
In the wake of a landmark 2013 ruling, it would seem unpaid internships aren’t long for the business world. Yet, such positions aren’t illegal.Read More
Women enjoy the legal right to reasonable breaks for lactation in the workplace. Two different laws grant this right: the Affordable Care Act and Title VII’s sex-discrimination protections.Read More
Most wage and hour mistakes are honest ones born out of a misunderstanding of the law, not a desire to cheat or steal from employees.Read More