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Why Employers Need to Review their FLSA Classifications RIGHT NOW…

October 8, 2020 by in "Two Minute Takeaway"

First Opportunity for Many Employers to Obtain Complete “Good Faith” Defense to Classification Claims  Employers using independent contractors (“IC’s”) as part of their workforce should immediately review their classification decisions under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) in light of a new rule proposed by the Department of Labor.  As […]

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Staffing Firms and Joint Employer Liability: Important Recent Developments

September 25, 2020 by in "Two Minute Takeaway"

Smart staffing firms carefully assess their potential “joint employer” liability and try to minimize it.  There are several recent developments in this area that staffing professionals need to know. What is a Joint Employer? Under the joint employer doctrine, multiple parties may be considered to be an employee’s “employer” and […]

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Supreme Court relies on Aaron Burr case in deciding Trump Subpoena Dispute

July 24, 2020 by in "Two Minute Takeaway"

  Fans of “Hamilton” will enjoy the Supreme Court’s recent decision holding that President Trump must respond to a state subpoena. The Court’s primary precedent?? Chief Justice John Marshall’s 1807 decision in Aaron Burr’s treason trial, which trial was instigated by President Thomas Jefferson.    Jefferson hated Burr for both […]

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