Tag Archive: FLSA

Aug 30

Ex-Workers File Putative Class Action Claiming Celebrity Wahlburgers Stole Wages 

  NEW YORK – Five former workers filed a class action lawsuit last week against Wahlburgers restaurants and three of its franchisee entities and their officers, claiming widespread wage theft. The privately-held franchisor is owned and operated by actors and producers Mark and Donnie Wahlberg and their brother, celebrity chef Paul Wahlberg. The Boston-based franchised …

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Aug 23

Do Employees Need to Have Final Hiring and Firing Authority to Qualify for the FLSA’s Executive Exemption? – Lexology

  (DMC Note: This correlates with a pending paper I have coming out in The Journal of Compensation and Benefits, covering the Graziadio decision which can be found here: Graziadio_20v._20Culinary. When the two cases are read together, under FMLA and FLSA rules, almost anyone involved in the HR, Compensation, or Benefits process can be found to be …

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Aug 22

Final Overtime Rule Increases Minimum Exempt Salary to $47,476 Effective Dec. 1, 2016 – Lexology

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has announced its final overtime rule, which increases the minimum salary that must be paid to exempt employees to $47,476 a year, or $913 a week, under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The final rule is expected to extend overtime protections to 4.2 million workers not currently eligible for overtime, …

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