I am fascinated by the case that the Supreme Court has announced it will take on.  The Court will decide the proper evidentiary standard that an employer must meet in

Continue Reading Supreme Court Will Decide Burden Of Proof In FLSA Exemption Cases: A Monumental Decision On The Way!

I read an interesting article by Linda Bond Edwards from Rumberger Kirk which addressed the issue of paying employees a “salary” in exempt and non-exempt scenarios.  The article brings up

Continue Reading The Term “Salary” Means Different Things For Different Employee Classifications—A Source Of Confusion For Employers

The Corona Virus scare is causing employers to lay people off and reduce their hours. For non-exempt, hourly people this is fairly easy, from a legal perspective, because if non-exempt
Continue Reading Cutting Exempt Employee Salaries for Slowdowns Resulting From Virus Is Legal—But Be Very Careful!

Many times, plaintiff lawyers will try to file FLSA class actions as nationwide lawsuits so the size of the class and potential recovery can be magnified geometrically.  Well, that just
Continue Reading Nationwide FLSA Class Action Fails Because Out-of-State Plaintiffs Are Not Sufficiently Connected to State Where Lawsuit Filed: A New Defendant Strategy Pays Off!