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Recent Decisions Affecting Worker Rights

August 31, 2015 - Posted by admin in

Two recent decisions, one by a federal appeals court and the other by the National Labor Relations Board, look to significantly change the landscape of employee rights and constitute the biggest update to labor and employment law in decades.   On August 21, 2015 the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia overturned a…

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Pregnant Workers Entitled to Reasonable Accommodations

April 8, 2015 - Posted by admin in

The United States Supreme Court recently addressed the issue in the case of Young v. United Parcel Service. Peggy Young was a part-time driver for UPS. Her responsibilities included pickup and delivery of packages that had arrived by air carrier the previous night. In 2006, after suffering several miscarriages, she became pregnant. Her doctor told…

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Choosing an Attorney to Handle Your Personal Injury Case

April 19, 2014 - Posted by admin in

If you’ve been involved in a car accident or some other type of personal injury claim in Naples, Marco Island, Bonita Springs or anywhere else in Southwest Florida, how do you know who the right lawyer is to handle your case? A quick internet search or look at the yellow pages shows that there are…

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Be Careful with Social Media in a Personal Injury Case

February 6, 2014 - Posted by admin in

The number of people using social media increases every day. Whether it’s Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, Vine or some other new and popular social media vehicle, in this age of technology everyone wants to be connected. While there are many positives to being connected and staying in tune with what’s happening in the daily lives…

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Outside Salesperson Exemption

October 18, 2013 - Posted by admin in

We frequently get inquiries from salespeople in various industries wondering if they are entitled to overtime if they work more than forty (40) hours in a workweek, as is generally required under federal and state overtime laws. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) provides for several exemptions from overtime requirements, one of which is known…

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