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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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Just Because You are Thankful You Have a Job, Don’t Let Your Employer Steal From You

More and more in this increasingly competitive retail world, companies are requiring their employees to work long shifts, overnight shift, and holidays.  This year, some retailers like Macy’s, Toys ‘R Us, Wal-Mart and Target are getting a jump on Black … Continue reading

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Work for NO Pay??? Internships the New Entry Level Job

The Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA) was enacted during a period of high unemployment to ensure that employees would receive a “fair day’s pay for a fair day’s work.”  See Overnight Transp. Co. v. Missel, 316 U.S. 572, … Continue reading

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