DOL’s Campaign to Revise Exemptions Given a Check in Home Care Worker Case

Home health care employers have won two important victories recently.  These victories serve to block an October 2013 Final Rule from the Department of Labor.  Traditionally the Fair Labor Standards Act contains an exemption to...

Eighth Circuit Holds Employee Must Prove FLSA Violation

Last week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit ruled in Holaway v. Stratasys, Inc. that an exempt employee claiming he was not paid overtime bears the burden of establishing he was entitled...

Being the HR Director – A Potential Whistleblower Under the FLSA & IL Law?

An HR Director who reported illegal conduct to the CFO regarding the misclassification of IT Technicians as exempt has stated a claim for retaliation and wrongful discharge under the FLSA and Illinois law.  In Kavanagh v...