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May 2016

Do you know the difference between an idle threat and a serious one?Your kid plays a joke on you, and you respond, “I’m gonna kill you” while laughing at the joke. Idle threat, or serious?A co-worker tells you she will slash your tires if you vote...
In honor of Memorial Day weekend, here’s a summary of the rights of employees who take leaves of absence to serve our country, and their family members.USERRAThe Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 protects...
As schools seek to adjust to the new Department of Labor overtime exemption rules and increased salary standards, nearly every institution has classification and overtime-calculation questions about athletic coaches and athletic trainer...
In a recent blog post, Wage and Hour Administrator David Weil tries to underplay employer concerns about the new overtime exemption rules, including worries about the difficulty of tracking time for employees who are not used to recording their...
Another day, another political scandal involving a politician accused of having had an extramarital affair. The latest such story concerns an alleged inappropriate relationship that the governor of Alabama had with a top aide—once again raising...
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