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The U.S. Department of Labor Clarifies Application of the Retail or Service Commission Sales Exemption under the FLSA

On June 25, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued a new opinion letter regarding the retail or service commission sales exemption from the Fair Labor Standards Act ...
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The United States Department of Labor Issues New Opinion Letter on Third Party Payments to Employees

On June 25, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued a new opinion letter regarding compensation of employees by third parties. The opinion letter was written in response to a ...
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United States Department of Labor Suspends Imposition of Liquidated Damages in its FLSA Investigations During Pandemic

On June 24, 2020, the United States Department of Labor issued a memorandum announcing a policy change among its Wage and Hour Division staff to suspend seeking liquidated damages in settlements of ...
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The U.S. Department of Labor Issues New Opinion Letter on the Outside Sales Exemption

On June 25, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued five new opinion letters on issues ranging from the outside sales exemption under the Fair Labor Standards Act ...
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Eighth Circuit Reverses Trial Court on Issue of LGBTQ Protection under Title VII Following the Supreme Court's Decision in Bostock

On July 6, 2020, in Horton v. Midwest Geriatric Management, LLC, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the trial court’s dismissal of a sex discrimination lawsuit under Title VII based on ...
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United States Supreme Court Holds Title VII Applies To Homosexual And Transgender Employees

The United States Supreme Court recently issued a landmark anti-discrimination decision in Bostock v. Clayton County, 590 U.S. ___ (2020). The decision addresses three different cases that were ...
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OSHA Issues Updated Guidance to Employers on Reporting Cases of COVID-19 in the Workplace

On May 19, 2020, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) published a new memorandum providing updated interim guidance on reporting occupational illnesses specific to ...
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United States Department of Labor Publishes New "Joint Employer" Rule and Guidance

United States Department of Labor Publishes New “Joint Employer” Rule and Guidance The United States Department of Labor (DOL) recently published a new rule and guidance on how to ...
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United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri Grants Conditional Certification in Jackson v. Synergies3

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri Grants Conditional Certification in Jackson v. Synergies3 The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri ...
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Eighth Circuit Holds A Prospective Employee Is Not An "Employee" Protected By The Fair Labor Standards Act's Anti-Retaliation Provision

Eighth Circuit Holds A Prospective Employee Is Not An “Employee” Protected By The Fair Labor Standards Act’s Anti-Retaliation Provision. In Liscomb v. Boyce, 954 F.3d 1151 (8th Cir. ...
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DOL Final Rule Updated Exemption Regulations

DOL Final Rule Updated Regulations on Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, and Professional Employees Effective January 1, 2020, the United States Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued a ...
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Families First Coronavirus Response Act-An Update

On April 1, 2020, Congress passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the "Act") in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. On this same day, the U.S. Department of Labor ...
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St. Louis, Missouri Construction Law Update

St. Louis, Missouri Construction Law Update On April 1, 2014, the Missouri Court of Appeals handed down a significant construction contract dispute decision. In Hall v. Fox, WD76147, 2014 WL 1303391 ...
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Whistleblower Law Under The Sarbanes-Oxley Act

The Law Offices of Kevin J. Dolley represents clients in cases involving whistleblower claims and allegations of fraud. The firm's main office is located in St. Louis, Missouri and our attorneys ...
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Contractual Consideration for Non-Compete Agreements Under Missouri Law

In May 2013, the Missouri Court of Appeals handed down a significant decision regarding the meaning of the term "adequate consideration" relating to the enforceability of non-compete ...
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OSHA Regulations for Underground Construction Employers Using Cranes and Derricks

On August 17, 2012, OSHA published an amendment to its standards in Subpart 5 (Underground Construction, Caissons, Cofferdams, and Compressed Air) and Subpart T (Demolition) of the construction ...
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Northern District Of Illinois Grants Conditional Certification In Nationwide FLSA Wage And Hour Lawsuit Against Transcend Services, Inc.

The Northern District of Illinois issued a decision conditionally certifying a nationwide FLSA class action consisting of medical transcriptionists in Cosentino v. Transcend Services, Inc., Case No. ...
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Medical Transcriptionist Unpaid Wage and Overtime Lawsuit Filed Against Transcend Services, Inc.

On May 11, 2012, the Law Offices of Kevin J. Dolley, LLC and the Riggan Law Firm, wage and hour law firms, filed an individual and collective class action lawsuit for unpaid wages and overtime pay ...
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St. Louis Missouri Class Action Litigation

Initial Class Need Not Be Final Class Definition Under Missouri Law In Hope v. Nissan North America, Inc. , 353 S.W. 3 rd 68 (Mo. App. 2011), Plaintiffs brought a class action lawsuit claiming that ...
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St. Louis MO FLSA Overtime Lawyers

St. Louis City Circuit Court Conditionally Certifies Collective Action Under the FLSA St. Louis FLSA Class Certification The lawyers at the Law Offices of Kevin J. Dolley's Motion for Conditional ...
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Kansas City MO Trash Workers Entitled to Overtime Compensation

Kansas City FLSA Overtime Law Workers employed as trash and garbage collectors are commonly subject to violations by waste removal employers of their rights under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) ...
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