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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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Will Home Care Workers Finally Get FLSA Protection?

Under the current version of the Fair Labor Standards Act (the “FLSA”), workers that provide companionship services, including home health care workers, are exempt from wage and overtime compensation requirements (the “companionship exemption”).  On December 15, 2011, the United States … Continue reading

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Rewarding Wage Theft

Many banquet halls and catering establishments require customers to pay an additional “service charge,” often around 20 % of the total cost.  Can the establishments simply pocket the money or does this “service charge” belong to the servers?  In New … Continue reading

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