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Dont Let Your Employer Misclassify You As An Independent Contractor
Enter your article here The Federal Government and President Obama have announced that they with the IRS will be cracking down on enforcement of employers that misclassify their employees as 1099 inde...
0 comments  |  posted by Scott Behren  |  Jun 4, 2010 11:27 PM [EST] in Independent Contractors  |  applies to All States

Is an Intern Supposed to Get Paid?
Enter your article here Many times a student intern is working for an employer without getting paid for the hours worked. In addition, when the intern is not paid as an employee, they are also not ent...
0 comments  |  posted by Scott Behren  |  Jun 4, 2010 11:24 PM [EST] in Overtime  |  applies to All States

USERRA
Enter your article here Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA). The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 is a federal law intended to ensure that persons who serve or have serve...
0 comments  |  posted by Scott Behren  |  Jun 4, 2010 11:23 PM [EST] in Military, USERRA  |  applies to All States

Tipped Employees Under the Fair Labor Standards Act
Enter your article here In many instances these days, employees are coming to my office with questions about tips, what hourly rate an employee who gets tips must be paid and whether an employer may r...
0 comments  |  posted by Scott Behren  |  Jun 4, 2010 11:22 PM [EST] in Overtime  |  applies to All States

Hard Rock Cafe Servers Claim Illegal Tip Pooling
Enter your article here Well the national chain of Hard Rock Cafe restaurants have recently been hit with a lawsuit under the FLSA complaining about its tip handling procedures. The allegations of the...
0 comments  |  posted by Scott Behren  |  Jun 4, 2010 11:21 PM [EST] in Overtime  |  applies to All States

Hooters Waitress Brings Weight Discrimination Case
Enter your article here There has an increase in weight discrimination charges under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and I think potentially there could be claims for weight discrimination u...
0 comments  |  posted by Scott Behren  |  Jun 4, 2010 11:19 PM [EST] in Other  |  applies to All States

Genetic Discrimination Under GINA
Enter your article here A woman who tested positive for the breast cancer gene brought suit against her employer MXnergy for violation of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA) w...
0 comments  |  posted by Scott Behren  |  Jun 4, 2010 11:18 PM [EST] in Other  |  applies to All States

What is the ADA?
Enter your article here While the American With Disabilities Act (ADA) has several components, the portion I am going to talk about right now is Title I which pertains to discrimination in employment ...
0 comments  |  posted by Scott Behren  |  Jun 4, 2010 11:17 PM [EST] in Disability  |  applies to All States

What if My Former Employer Says Bad Things About Me?
Enter your article here On many occasions employees ask whether or not they have a legal claim against their former employer or employers for giving bad references or saying bad things about them. The...
0 comments  |  posted by Scott Behren  |  Jun 4, 2010 11:16 PM [EST] in Defamation  |  applies to All States

Should I Be Getting Paid Overtime as a Salaried Employee?
Enter your article here On many occasions, employees come to me who are working dozens of hours for their employers, but are not getting paid overtime. I ask them why and the response is , I'm salarie...
0 comments  |  posted by Scott Behren  |  Jun 4, 2010 11:14 PM [EST] in Overtime  |  applies to All States


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