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We address issues, cases and matters of statutory and regulatory compliance of employment law that can impact a business' growth and profitability.

Employer Law Blog
March 21, 2022

Play Ball: Legal Updates in Major League Baseball

March has been a busy month on the legal front for Major League Baseball. Baseball fans can now breathe a large sigh of relief, as a contentious, months-long lock-out finally came to end on March 10, 2022, when the MLB and the MLB Players Association reached agreement on a new CBA for the next 5 years.

Employer Law Blog
March 18, 2015

U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Challenge to DOL “Administrator’s Interpretation” That Mortage-Loan Employess Are Non-Exempt Hourly Employees

In 2004, the Department of Labor (“DOL”) updated its regulations addressing the various white collar overtime exemptions. In part, the DOL identified a number of employees which may be exempt under the “administrative exemption.” One of the specific examples listed in the regulations, 29 CFR § 541.203(b), were employees “in the financial services industry,” provided such employee did not have as his or her primary duty the selling of financial products.