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fair labor standards act (flsa)
Healthcare System and its CEO Held Not Liable by New York District Court for Wage Claims at Single Hospital in the Hospital System
The issue of whether a hospital system (operating over 25 facilities) and its Chief Executive Officer can be held liable for wage claims by workers employed at a single entity within the system was decided by the Eastern District of New York in Wolman v. Catholic Health System of Long Island,...
Effective February 21, 2012, the inside salesperson exemption was re-adopted by the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDOL) as part of the Administrative Exemption contained in New Jersey’s wage and hour laws. When the NJDOL adopted the so-called “white...
Recent Case Law Focuses Heavily on "Outside Salesman" and "Administrative" Exemptions to the Fair Labor Standards Act
Introduction The issue of whether pharmaceutical company sales representatives who promote their employer’s products to doctors and hospitals are exempt from the overtime requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) has spurred litigation across the country. Courts have...
As we previously reported on September 6, 2011, the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDOL) adopted the so-called “white collar” exemptions for Administrative, Executive, Professional, Outside Sales, and Computer employees as contained in the Federal Fair...
Employers should be aware of two recent announcements from the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) and the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) regarding the misclassification of workers as independent contractors or non-employees. First, the DOL on September 19, 2011 signed a...