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Wages and Hours Worked: Minimum Wage and Overtime Pay Part 1 of 3

by Vincent Davis July 15, 2013

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The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is administered by the Wage and Hour Division (WHD). The Act establishes standards for minimum wages, overtime pay, record-keeping, and child labor. These standards affect more than 130 million workers, both full‑time and part‑time, in the private and public sectors. The Act applies to enterprises with employees who engage […]

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Employment and Anti-Discrimination Laws: Part 3 of 3

by Vincent Davis January 13, 2013

Employment and Anti-Discrimination Laws

Employment and Anti-Discrimination Laws: An Introduction Part 3 of 3 Almost every employer and employee is subject to obligations and protections under a number of federal employment and anti-discrimination laws, while state laws may vary greatly in terms of their application to employers and protections provided to employees. Following is a primer on important federal […]

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Employment and Anti-Discrimination Laws: An Introduction

by Vincent Davis January 3, 2013

Employment and Anti-Discrimination Laws

Employment and Anti-Discrimination Laws: An Introduction Part 1 of 3 Almost every employer and employee is subject to obligations and protections under a number of federal employment and anti-discrimination laws, while state laws may vary greatly in terms of their application to employers and protections provided to employees. Following is a primer on important federal […]

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New California Employment Laws for 2012

by Vincent Davis January 6, 2012

New California Employment Laws for 2012

2012 New California Employment Laws Among New California Employment Laws for 2012 are: Employers are now generally prohibited from using consumer credit reports to screen candidates for employment. Exceptions exists for employees with access to trade secrets or $10,000+ of cash of the employer, or to confidential information or $10,000+ of cash of others, executive […]

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Borders Books Pay $2.2 Million Overtime Settlement

by Vincent Davis March 6, 2011

Job Title vs. Job Responsibilities Employers Be Warned! A class-action lawsuit was files by two former assistant managers of Borders stores here in California, charging that the retailer should have paid them overtime. There is a tentative settlement. Borders has agreed to pay $2.2 million to approximately 600 former assistant managers who worked in California […]

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Quarter Million Dollar Overtime Settlement to 85 workers

by Vincent Davis March 2, 2011

Quarter Million Dollar Overtime Settlement

Courtesy: Los Angeles Times: By: Patrick J. McDonnell Quarter Million Dollar Overtime Settlement The suit alleges that Building Materials Holding Corp. of Boise, Idaho, did not provide overtime or breaks. The company denies wrongdoing but agrees to settle the case. Pablo Nunez, a carpenter by trade, says he is accustomed to working 10-hour shifts, sometimes […]

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$ 8 Million Radio Shack Overtime Settlement

by Vincent Davis February 24, 2011

8 Million Radio Shack Overtime Settlement

Radio Shack is the latest nationwide company to get caught up in the prosecution of federal and state overtime regulations. The Dallas Morning News reports that Radio Shack has just concluded a settlement with a class of plaintiffs consisting of approximately 4,000 Radio Shack store managers. 8 Million Radio Shack Overtime Settlement The settlement calls […]

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$ 22 Million Overtime Settlement: Cintas Uniform Service

by Vincent Davis February 20, 2011

22 Million Overtime Settlement

According to an August 20th press release, huge national Uniform provider, Cintas, recently came to terms on a $22 million settlement with a class of hundreds delivery drivers to whom it failed to pay overtime compensation. $ 22 Million Overtime Settlement: Cintas Uniform Service The Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) is the Federal law mandating […]

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$100 million gender bias lawsuit against Toshiba

by Vincent Davis February 18, 2011

$100 million gender bias lawsuit against Toshiba

Courtesy: Reuters $100 million gender bias lawsuit against Toshiba A senior human resources manager at Toshiba Corp has filed a $100 million lawsuit accusing a U.S. unit of the Japanese technology company of gender bias against women in pay and promotions. The plaintiff, Elaine Cyphers, contends Toshiba America Inc pays women lower salaries and bonuses […]

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$12.1 Million Overtime Settlement: Casey’s General Stores

by Vincent Davis February 17, 2011

Overtime Settlement: Casey's General Stores

Courtesy: Convenience Store News Overtime Settlement: Casey’s General Stores ANKENY, Iowa — Casey’s General Stores’ proposed $12.1 million settlement of two lawsuits over unpaid overtime would net an average of $290 for most of the employees involved, while assistant managers would receive more, according to a scenario outlined in federal court and reported by the Des […]

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