Instructive Administrative Exemption Ruling for Staffing Firms

This alert addresses a recent 6th Circuit Court of Appeals decision, Perry v. Randstad Gen. Partner (US) LLC, 2017 WL 5560160 (6th Cir. Nov. 20, 2017) (See link to decision below), concerning classification of employees as exempt versus nonexempt.  “Exemption” classification, much like independent contractor classification, is highly fact intensive, nuanced and specific.  And, as […]

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Data Breach!

While we hear these words seemingly every day (and may becoming immune to their effects), the ramifications for the companies that suffer the breach have only become more severe and onerous. As more and more companies collect valuable, and often very personal, data about their customers, the issue of data privacy and security is expanding […]

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Fall 2017 Employment Law Alerts and Updates

As we enter the fall season we want to alert you to three notable updates and alerts: (1) proposed federal independent contractor legislation, (2) federal exemption rule litigation and recent failed push for California legislation concerning the same, and (3) new notice requirements for new hires concerning domestic violence protections I. Proposed Federal Legislation to […]

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Legal Challenges and Constraints of Classifying Workers in the Gig Economy

At first glance, the recent San Francisco Business Portal publication entitled the “Freelancer Guide” – described as “an overview of what it takes to be a part of the gig economy in San Francisco” —authored by a conglomerate of San Francisco civic and industry leaders, appears to be a step in the direction of recognizing […]

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