General News

CLIENT ALERT: Social Network Policies/ Concerted and Protected Activity

Recent news accounts of the National Labor Relations Board’s critique of an employer’s social network policy are overstated. The news release related to a “Complaint” filed by the NLRB due to an employee termination for violating the employer’s internet policy by posting negative comments about her supervisor on her Facebook page. However, the background of … Read more

CLIENT ALERT: More Workers Potentially Eligible for Overtime Pay: President Obama Proposes Sweeping Changes to Salary Eligibility for Exempt Status under the Fair Labor Standards Act

In a move that was telegraphed by the Obama Administration over a year ago, the White House has announced its intent to change the eligibility standards for a worker to be considered exempt from overtime. This change, if implemented, will have broad implications for most employers, and highlights the need to review job descriptions to … Read more