Tag Archives: DOL

10 Tips to Mitigate or Prevent Wage and Hour Litigation in the Post-Acute Industry

Wage and hour lawsuits are being filed against employers under federal and state wage and hour laws at a record rate. Most wage and hour claims allege the employer failed to pay employees for off-the-clock work, failed to pay employees for overtime worked,  misclassified employees as exempt from overtime pay requirements, or made improper deductions … Continue Reading

DOL Final Rule Withstands Challenge, Mandates Changes for Home Health Employers

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit recently reinstated regulations from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), extending federal minimum wage and overtime requirements to home health workers employed by third-party employers. Home Care Association of America v. Weil, No. 15-5018 (Aug. 21, 2015) concerns plaintiffs-appellees Home Care Association of America (Home Care) … Continue Reading

No Return Date, No Problem: Seventh Circuit Reverses FMLA Summary Judgment for Employer

Editor’s note:  This post originally appeared on BakerHostetler’s Employment Law Spotlight blog. On June 24, 2014, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit held that an employee did not forfeit her right to leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) to care for her seriously ill adult daughter by failing to … Continue Reading
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