Monthly Archives: March 2014

Cozen Issues Labor Alert on NLRB Approving Unionization of College Athletes

As a follow up to the previous blog post, my firm Cozen O’Connor has issued a Labor Alert on the recent news story involving the NLRB allowing college football players to unionize.   The full alert can be found here. About

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NLRB Rules that College Football Players Can Unionize

Under the Obama administration, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has taken some radical positions, but its newest decision makes clear that all bets are off in the second term.  The Regional Director of the NLRB office in Chicago ruled

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Cozen O’Connor Presents Wage and Hour Seminar

With all of the recent news surrounding the President’s efforts to overhaul the nation’s overtime laws, it is more important than ever to ensure that your business is complying with all state and federal wage and hour laws.  I will

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Cozen Issues Alert on Effort to Update Overtime Rules

Cozen O’Connor has issued an alert regarding the recently announced plan to overhaul the overtime rules, including the salary exemption threshold.    This is an important development that will affect all employers, and the full text can be found here.  About

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Obama Administration to Rewrite Overtime Rules

This week, the Obama administration announced that it will revise the regulations governing the white collar overtime exemptions.  The Department of Labor has not announced all of the changes it is looking to make, but one area up for review

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Daughter’s Facebook Post Voids Settlement of Dad’s Discrimination Lawsuit

Virtually every settlement agreement in an employment case includes a strict confidentiality clause warning the plaintiff of the requirement to keep the settlement amount secret.    In a recent case which made national news, a daughter cost her father an $80,000

Posted in Labor & Employment

Supreme Court to Hear Case Involving Payment for Waiting in Security Lines

One of the hot issues under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is whether employers should be required to pay employees for time spent waiting in security lines to access their job site. Employees argue that such time is required

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