Author Archives: Stephanie Amin-Giwner

New Department of Labor Rules Implementing Changes to the FMLA for Military Members and Airline Flight Crew Employees

The Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) entitles eligible employees of covered employers to take unpaid leave for (1) the birth of a child and to care for the newborn child; (2) the placement of a child for adoption or … Continue reading

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Commissioned Sales People in Retail Establishments Entitled to Overtime

Generally under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) an employer must pay its employees overtime compensation of one and one-half times the employee’s regular rate of pay for hours worked in excess of forty hours per week. 29 U.S.C. § … Continue reading

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COURT CERTIFIES CLASS ACTION ON BEHALF OF PAPA JOHN’S CUSTOMERS WHO RECEIVED UNSOLICITED TEXT MESSAGES

Have you ever received unsolicited advertising in the form of a text message? These forms of solicitations may be illegal under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”) which restricts telephone solicitations and the use of automated telephone equipment. The TCPA … Continue reading

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