Texas Judge Blocks Overtime Rule

On November 22, 2016, just days prior to President Obama’s initiative seeking to expand overtime wage protections to 4.2 million workers was set to take effect, Texas District Judge Amos L. Mazzant III issued a nationwide injunction blocking the o… Read More
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Supreme Court Denies Review in ADA Obesity Case

Recently, in Morriss v. BNSF Ry. Co., U.S., No. 16-233, cert. denied Oct. 3, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to review a rejected job applicant’s claim that morbid obesity should be covered as an impairment under the Americans with Disabi… Read More
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Attorneys’ Fees Recovered in Recent NLRB Case

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia recently ordered The National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) to reimburse an employer for attorneys’ fees it incurred in successfully challenging an Unfair Labor Practice ruling. The Court… Read More
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Baseball: Hot Dogs, Soda, T-Shirts and the FLSA

Hot Dogs, Soda and T-Shirts.   Or, as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit recently put it, “food, beverages and merchandise.” The Court recently held that Delaware North Companies Sportservice Inc. (“DNC”), which sells f… Read More
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New Montgomery County Sick Leave Law

Montgomery County recently passed a new law regarding “earned sick and safe leave” effective October 1, 2016. The theme of the new law is “broad.”  That is, because most of its terms are defined very broadly. For example, the new law defines… Read More
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Upcoming Events

We are pleased to share with you the following Upcoming Events this month at Luchansky Law: On October 14, 2016, Bruce Luchansky and Judd Millman will be speaking at the Susquehanna Human Resources Association’s 5thAnnual HR Summit, which takes pla… Read More
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United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit Issues Landmark Decision

The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit recently issued a landmark decision regarding Government Contractors under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”).   In Amaya v. Power Design, Inc., No. 15-1691, 2016 WL 42698… Read More
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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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