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SCOTUS WHISTLEBLOWER UPDATE

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SUPREME COURT CLARIFIES DODD-FRANK ‘WHISTLEBLOWER’ DEFINITION In an opinion issued February 21, 2018, the United States Supreme Court clarified the class of employees eligible for whistleblower protection under the Dodd-Frank Act.  In Digital Realty Trust, Inc. v. Paul Somers, the…
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Quick Case Update

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UPDATE: A few years ago a gentleman who contacted our firm for help.  He was badly injured in an accident and almost died.  He was transported via helicopter to a local hospital where for weeks he recovered from his life…
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Can a Company Not Pay Overtime?

Overtime
Can a company not pay overtime? The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is the federal law that sets minimum wage and overtime standards and protects workers in the United States from being exploited by their employers. This law applies to…
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How Late Can An Employer Pay You?

Overtime
How late can an employer pay you? If you have been working for a particular employer for a fair length of time, you probably have a pretty good idea about when you should receive your wages. But, if your employer…
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Exempt Employee Overtime

Overtime
Under The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), an exempt employee is one who receives a fixed salary, meets one of the FLSA exemption tests, and is not entitled to overtime pay. However, all employees are considered non-exempt (and entitled to…
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