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Paying Tribute to the American Worker

For many, Labor Day represents the beginning of football season or the last long weekend of the summer.  However, there’s more to Labor Day. It’s a celebration of American workers and their contribution to our success as a nation. The … 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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