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Which States Entitle Their Employees to Paid Rest Breaks?

Certain states require paid rest periods for employees , but the federal law does not. Under The Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”), the federal law that sets minimum wage and overtime pay in the private sector for full-time and part-time workers and … Continue reading

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Enabling and Protecting the Freelance Workforce

        Abbey Spanier is delighted to include the following post by guest blogger David Yamada, a professor of law and director of the New Workplace Institute at Suffolk University Law School in Boston. This post is drawn … Continue reading

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Another Employment Collective Action Survives a Dukes Decertification Challenge

In our post yesterday, we discussed the fact that employers are attempting to use the U.S. Supreme Court’s Dukes decision to persuade courts to de-certify employment class and collective actions. There seems to be a trend in the employees’ favor … Continue reading

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