Author Archives: Stephanie Amin-Giwner

WAL-MART WORKERS TO WALKOUT ON BLACK FRIDAY

Black Friday is the name given to the day following Thanksgiving, traditionally the beginning of the Christmas shopping season and often described as the busiest shopping day of the year. This year, thousands of Wal-Mart employees will participate in a … Continue reading

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BILL INTRODUCED IN SENATE WILL PROVIDE PROTECTIONS TO PREGNANT WOMEN IN THE WORKPLACE

I have previously blogged about instances in which pregnant women have unsuccessfully sued their employers for discrimination. However, if the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, which was introduced into the Senate on September 19, 2012 by U.S. Senators Bob Casey (D-PA) … Continue reading

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U.S. Supreme Court Resolves Split Among the Circuit Courts Regarding Whether Pharmaceutical Sales Representatives Are Entitled to Overtime

We previously blogged about the split among the Circuit courts and state court decisions regarding whether pharmaceutical sales representatives are outside sales employees and therefore exempt from the overtime requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”). The Second Circuit held … Continue reading

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