U.S. Department of Labor Announces Reinstatement of Opinion Letters

June 27, 2017

For several years, the U.S. Department of Labor ceased issuance of opinion letters, which provided guidance to employers and employees covered by the Fair Labor Standard Act (FLSA) regarding wage and hour violations. On June 27, 2017, Secretary Acosta announced that the opinion letter is making a comeback!

Education and Training to Prevent Workplace Harassment

November 3, 2016

While many businesses establish sexual harassment or discrimination policies, many employees do not understand the details of their workplace policies. This is an important topic when you consider the number of discrimination charges filed at the U.S. Equal Opportunity Commission (EEOC)…

Common Mistakes Made by Start-ups

October 18, 2016

Many “start-ups” often spend a majority of their time developing concepts and ideas, hiring employees and they forget to address certain legal issues that will often raise roadblocks down the road when they start to market and establish their businesses after the start-up phase.