New overtime rules will affect all employers

The Fair Labor Standards Act requires that employees who work in excess of 40 hours in a work week are paid at 1.5 times their regular rate of pay for those hours worked in excess of 40 hours. If the employees are employed in a bona fide executive, administrative, or professional capacity (white collar exemption)... Continue Reading →

Managing the risk of liquor liability

As the holiday season approaches, many firms will be planning holiday parties for their staff and/or their clients, and these parties often involve serving alcohol. Serving alcohol may encourage bad behavior and could result in employment liability claims. Drinking too much and then returning to work could result in poor professional decisions, culminating in professional... Continue Reading →

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