New meaning to the Equal Pay Act’s promise of pay equity
“Pay equity” is quickly becoming a term every employer must understand. Never in its 25-year history have the principles of
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‘Highly compensated exemption’ not as simple as it sounds
Theoretically, the highly compensated exemption should simplify an employer’s Fair Labor Standards Act classification inquiry. After all, if an employee
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Minimizing liability for overpayment, underpayment of wages
Overpayment of wages is more common than you may think. For example, inadvertent overpayment may occur in the context of
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DOL issues guidance on breaks, travel time, and earnings subject to garnishments
For more than 70 years, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division provided employers and attorneys with a
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Employers prevail in auto service advisors FLSA exemption decision
While the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) generally requires employers to pay its employees overtime for any hours worked in
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Medical Marijuana in the Oklahoma Workplace
Charlie Plumb Kirk Turner On June 26, 2018, Oklahomans will go to the polls to vote on whether medical marijuana
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Sexual Harassment: Battling claims in the courts of legal opinion and public opinion
Numerous high-profile sexual harassment and misconduct scandals have dominated the headlines in the last year. The viral growth and game-changing
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‘Workplace Issues in the News’ seminar draws record numbers
With so many workplace issues making the headlines in the past year, including the viral #MeToo movement exposing countless stories
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Confidential sexual harassment settlement payments no longer tax‑deductible
In a workplace era that may soon be referred to as “Pre-Weinstein,” employers not only could quietly settle sexual harassment
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ERISA Plans: Part-time employee entitled to disability benefits
In Van Steen v. Life Insurance Company N.A., the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the grant of long-term disability
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