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  • What happens when I allege a comparator within my same protected class in a Title VII lawsuit?
    What happens when I allege a comparator within my same protected class in a Title VII lawsuit?

    Introduction Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (“Title VII”) protects against discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, and national origin. There are many different bases for ...

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  • Department of Labor Issues Final Rule on Independent Contractor Status under the Fair Labor Standards Act
    Department of Labor Issues Final Rule on Independent Contractor Status under the Fair Labor Standards Act

    Introduction to the Fair Labor Standards Act The Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) is a federal law which requires certain employers to pay non-exempt employees the federal minimum wage (currently ...

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  • EEOC Guidance on COVID-19 Vaccinations
    EEOC Guidance on COVID-19 Vaccinations

    Introduction: The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission The United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) is a federal agency responsible for administering and enforcing the federal ...

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  • Inventions, Patents, and Employment
    Inventions, Patents, and Employment

    Basic Presumption At a basic level, there is a general presumption that an invention belongs to its creator. This arises from the belief that ownership comes from invention, thus the law generally ...

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  • Can my electronic signature bind me to an arbitration agreement?
    Can my electronic signature bind me to an arbitration agreement?

    Introduction Today, more employers are requiring that employees agree to arbitrate potential employment disputes. Typically, this arbitration agreement, provided during the on-boarding process, states ...

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  • When does the Court have to approve my FLSA settlement?
    When does the Court have to approve my FLSA settlement?

    Introduction Most civil lawsuits end in a pre-trial settlement, meaning the case resolves before it is heard by a jury. Generally speaking, this statement holds true for employment law cases. When a ...

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