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DOL changes overtime equation

September 25th, 2019

Peter Gillespie at Laner Muchin


Overtime over time DOL overtime.

Translation: The changes made to additional compensation for working more than 40 hours in a workweek happened gradually as the Department of Labor took some extra "playing time".

Thanks to Peter Gillespie for the translation and then working overtime to identify what is changing, what isn't and what you need to do.

Is sex a part of your workday (and covered by workers' comp)?

September 24th, 2019

Fiona Ong at Shawe Rosenthal


Is sex a part of your workday (and covered by workers' comp)?

In France, yes,

In Australia, not so, unless you as the employer encourage the employee to engage in the sexual activity.

Maryland leans French (oui, oui) while other states lean Australian (mate).

Fiona Ong not only uncovered all of this, she covers it.

Overview of the FLSA

February 4th, 2020

Jill S. Kirila, Meghan E. Hill, Shennan Harris

Squire Patton Boggs


The federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) was enacted in 1938 as a means of economic recovery from the Great Depression. According to Department of Labor (DOL) statistics, more than 143 million workers are affected by the FLSA’s provisions.

Immigration and employment

January 9th, 2020

Daniel Marks, David A. Selden, Demetra Makris, Heidi Nunn-Gilman, Julie A. Pace

Gammage & Burnham


Immigration regulations and employment Probably the most prevalent of the laws regarding immigration, the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA), as amended by the Immigration Act, regulates employers by:

Reasons for FMLA leave

January 20th, 2020

Nancy Van der Veer Holt

Ford & Harrison LLP


Twelve weeks of leave Eligible employees are entitled to take 12 weeks of FMLA under the following circumstances: for the birth of a child (...