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Natalie F. Hrubos
Posted: October 14, 2013

Generally, the fact that a manager has management responsibilities is not necessarily enough to meet the exemption if he spends the majority of his time performing non-exempt tasks.

Filed Under: Employment, General
Natalie F. Hrubos
Posted: October 10, 2013

Donning and doffing is a hot area of wage and hour law that often leads to class and collective actions and, as a result, creates significant potential liability and litigation costs for employers.

Filed Under: Wage and Hour
Jonathan A. Segal
Jonathan A. Segal
Posted: October 8, 2013

By way of legal background, the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (“ECPA”), enacted in 1986, is comprised of two statutes: the Wiretap Act and the Stored Communications Act. Historically, most litigation arising under the ECPA has involved the Wiretap Act. However, with the social media revolution, the Stored Communications Act (“SCA”) now is coming into play.

Filed Under: General
Kevin E. Vance
Posted:

There is a growing legislative movement to pass laws that prohibit employers from requiring employees to turn over their social media (i.e., Facebook) passwords. Such a bill was introduced in the Florida Senate on September 25, 2013 by Senator Jeff Clemens, a Democrat from Lake Worth.

Filed Under: Employment, Ethics
Jonathan A. Segal
Jonathan A. Segal
Posted:

The Great Recession appears to have taken more than just jobs out of the economy. It has taken the spirit out of many workers.

Filed Under: General, Leadership