Blog Posts in July, 2016

What is the "Coming and Going Rule"

Alabama Workers' Comp is an insurance program which offers medical benefits and wage replacement for employees who sustain a job-related injury. The determination of whether a reported injury is ...
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DOL Regulations May Not Always be Enforced by the Courts

In a recent Supreme Court case regarding FLSA overtime and exempt employee rules, the Court refused to give deference to certain DOL regulations without the DOL's reasoned explanation for policy ...
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Common Questions about the new "White Collar" Overtime Rule

By now most employees are at least familiar with the U. S. Department of Labor's (DOL) recently published final rulemaking changes to the so-called "white collar" overtime exemptions. ...
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Bartender Terminated Simply because she was Pregnant

You would think that, by now, employers would know better than to openly fire an employee because they are pregnant. However, there are those employers who simply believe what they are doing is not ...
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FLSA Minimum Salary Thresholds for Overtime have Increased

The new federal overtime rule has been highly anticipated since President Obama's Presidential Memorandum was signed in 2014. It was then that the President first directed the Department of Labor ...
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