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July 2015

Dear Americans with Disabilities Act,How time flies — you’re already 25 years old! I have seen many lovely tributes to you this week, and a couple of my favorites are here and here. I hope you don’t mind one more from me.When President George H...
Mental stability is a term that defies simple definition. That should come as no surprise, given that the latest edition of the American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders identifies approximately 300...
Recently, two blog readers asked a question about the use of compensatory (comp) time in the private sector during a discussion about tracking exempt employees’ hours worked. One reader’s company tracked exempt employees’ hours worked, and permitted...
It’s been a busy few weeks for developments in the area of LGBT rights since the Supreme Court’s decision in King v. Burwell , 576 U.S. ___ (2015).The “Equality Act” – Yesterday, the House and Senate introduced federal legislation to extend job...
As we have discussed in the past, to be eligible for one of the “white collar” exemptions (executive, administrative, or professional) or as a highly compensated employee (HCE), Section 541.600 of the FLSA regulations requires employers to...
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