Liquidated damages, or double damages, are available in most FLSA cases, and can result in significant awards to successful plaintiffs. Click to learn more.
The key employee provision of the FMLA is a little-used exception that allows companies to deny reinstatement to certain highly-paid employees. However, the rules surrounding this exception are strict. Click to learn more.
The FMLA right to privacy provisions place strict controls on employer use of confidential medical records. Click to learn more.
Google fired an employee for writing a controversial memo this week. Did Google break the law?
The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) provides 12 weeks of leave to millions of Americans who have serious health conditions or are welcoming new babies. Click here to learn the basics of the FMLA.
The cotton and sugarcane exemption to the FLSA.
The taxicab exemption to the FLSA exempts cab drivers from mandatory overtime pay. However, the exemption is interpreted very narrowly. Click to learn more.
The agricultural exemption to the FLSA exempts most farm workers from overtime pay. Click to learn about the types of work that qualify for this exemption.
The fisherman exemption to the FLSA exempts many Louisiana workers in the seafood industry from minimum wage or overtime. Click to learn more.
Information regarding the federal lawsuit for unpaid wages and overtime filed in Louisiana against The Blind Pelican restaurant.