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November 29, 2016

NEW OVERTIME RULES: READY OR NOT, HERE THEY COME (MAYBE)

We posted last summer a series of articles on the new overtime rules.  With those rules now going into effect next month (or perhaps not – […]
June 29, 2016

OVERTIME PART 3

As we discussed in our last two posts, overtime law is not only complex, it is also largely in the hands of the rule-making arm of […]
June 9, 2016

OVERTIME PART 2

Our last blog built on the Department of Labor’s new rules on overtime to remind business owners of some basic principles, and warn of some pitfalls. […]
April 20, 2015

TOP CHEF OR PERFECT STORM?

If the governmental alphabet soup was competing on Top Chef, it might win the competition for its several layers of flavor.  To the many regulated businesses […]
February 5, 2015

WHEN THE FEDS WON’T LET YOU MAKE A HANDSHAKE AGREEMENT

Successful businesses, especially smaller ones, often rely on a casual, cooperative culture among their employees.  Those businesses rue over-regulation, common as it may be in our […]
May 2, 2014

LEAVES LABYRINTH, PART II

It has been some time since we first pointed out the maze of laws that govern to whom employers must grant leaves of absence, when, and […]