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Keeping Up With Employment Laws

August 21, 2009 Labor & Employment

Just as employers were starting to revise policies and understand the impact of significant changes to employment laws in 2008, they are faced with complicated changes recently enacted and already effective in 2009. New COBRA Rules: The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (“ARRA”) was enacted to help workers…

New Overtime Regulations

October 1, 2004 Labor & Employment

As you may be aware, in late August the Department of Labor (DOL) implemented new regulations for the white-collar exemptions (executive, administrative, and professional) to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Congress continues to wrestle with the regulations and funding related to the changes, however, the changes are in effect….

What Does the EEOC Do?

March 1, 2004 Labor & Employment

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is the Federal agency responsible for enforcing the following employment laws: Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), the Equal Pay Act (EPA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Employees must file…