Author Archives: Natalie S. Marcus

Home Care Workers Finally Protected by Federal Minimum Wage and Overtime Laws

On September 17, 2013, the U.S. Department of Labor released its final rule extending federal minimum wage and overtime protections to approximately two million home care workers who care for the disabled, ill, and elderly.  The new rule narrows the … Continue reading

Tags:  , , , | Leave a comment

Fifth Circuit Decision Protects Employees Who Were Laid Off Without Notice in Violation of WARN Act

The Fifth Circuit held that Signal International will have to pay a class action judgment because the company violated the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (the “WARN Act”).  The WARN Act requires that certain employers provide written notice within … Continue reading

Tags:  , | Leave a comment

Court Conditionally Certifies Nationwide Class of Ruby Tuesday Employees

On June 11, 2013, a Southern District of New York judge conditionally certified a class of Ruby Tuesday employees.  Plaintiffs filed the complaint as a collective action under the Fair Labor Standards Act as well as under New York and … Continue reading

Tags:  , , | Leave a comment