Many times, clients and acquaintances call looking for the "basics" of various materials. Although I’m happy to oblige, some of the "basics" materials are already out there on the Internet. In fact, the government typically has a good summaries of various laws prepared for everyday use. While these documents should not be relied upon entirely, they provide
U.S. District Court Judge Vanessa Bryant is having a busy week. Today, she released a decision certifying a FLSA class action against Smith & Hawken based on an alleged failure to pay overtime.
In Holbrook v. Smith & Hawken, Ltd., the Plaintiff, a former assistant store manager (ASM) in the Glastonbury, Connecticut store, claimed…
For employment lawyers and HR professionals, it’s "old" news that overtime lawsuits are a major concern. Business Week picks up on that trend in next week’s Cover Story entitled: "Wage Wars: Does your Boss Owe You Overtime".
According to the article:
No one tracks precise figures, but lawyers on both sides estimate that over