Recent Court Decision Discusses Employers' Potential Defenses to the FLSA

The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit recently affirmed a judgment finding an employer’s violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”). McFeeley v. Jackson St. Entm’t, LLC, 825 F.3d 235 (4th Cir. 2… Read More
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National Labor Relations Board Files Complaint on Behalf of Employee’s Facebook Posts

In this article, we continue our analysis of Protected Concerted Activity in Non-Union Workplaces.  In a case before the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), the employee, Dawnmarie, was a long-term paramedic for American Medical Response of Conne… Read More
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National Labor Relations Board Holds Preemptive Termination Unlawful

In this article, we continue our analysis of Protected Concerted Activity in Non-Union Workplaces. In a case before the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), the employer was a multinational, life sciences consulting firm that conducted clinical tri… Read More
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Protected Activity in Non-Union Workplaces

The typical employer believes that the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) is only concerned with companies that are unionized. However, the NLRB declares that the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”), the law it enforces, gives employee… Read More
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Supreme Court Issues Favorable Ruling For Employers on the issue of Attorneys’ Fees.

In May of 2016, the United States Supreme Court issued a favorable ruling for employers which opens the door for employers being reimbursed for attorneys’ fees incurred in defending against meritless discrimination cases. The case is CRST Van Exped… Read More
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New Federal Trade Secrets Law

The Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 creates a federal cause of action for trade secret misappropriation. The Act became law on May 11, 2016. This law presents an additional recourse for Maryland trade secret owners who already may bring an action un… Read More
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New Overtime Law

The Department of Labor has announced an important change in the Overtime Law. The new overtime law raises the salary threshold from $23,660 per year ($455 per week) to $47,476 per year ($913 per week). Under the current law, employees who perform ce… Read More
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The Importance of Being Honest

We have discussed the importance of employers providing honest and accurate reasons when they fire employees, since lying about it gives Plaintiffs a foothold in claiming “pretext” or “excuse” for the alleged “real reason.” Once an emplo… Read More
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Security Clearance Attorneys' Recent Success

Recently, the Security Clearance Attorneys at Luchansky Law successfully reinstated the Secret clearance of a Department of Defense contractor. The prosecuting attorneys for the Defense Office of Hearings and Appeals (“DOHA”) submitted their File… Read More
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Security Clearance Denial Or Revocation

Civil servants from all areas of government employment know that a security clearance denial or revocation may mean the end of their career.  When your job is on the line because of security clearance issues, your job then becomes: Do Everything In… Read More
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