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In August 2012, we wrote that the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Iowa held that there is no private cause of action to enforce the breast feeding provision of the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA) in Salz v. Casey’s Manufacturing Co.  That may no longer be true.  Recently, the Honorable Joseph F. […]

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On September 10, the New York Acting Commissioner Mario J. Musolino approved the Fast Food Wage Board’s recommendation for a $15 per hour minimum wage for fast food industry workers.  The minimum wage for fast food workers will rise in accordance with the schedule established by the Wage Board.  As a result, fast food workers […]

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Robert G. Brody is proud to be a speaker at the American Conference Institute’s 27th National Forum on Wage & Hour Claims and Class Actions.  Bob will be speaking on the topic of Contingent Workers and Joint Employer Liability – a trend that is impacting more and more employers nationwide.  The Forum is being held […]

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For well over two decades, Employers with 50 or more employees have been required to provide employees with leave under the federal Family Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”). Despite its age, complying with the FMLA remains a challenge.  In fact, in fiscal year 2015, the Department of Labor, the federal agency tasked with enforcing the FMLA, […]

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We previously wrote that the Chicago Regional Office of the National Labor Relations Board (“Region”) determined scholarship football players at Northwestern University (“Northwestern”) were employees and could unionize. In a huge win for Northwestern, the National Labor Relations Board (“Board”), on appeal, decided there was no value in deeming college football players employees and reversed! […]

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