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Minimum Wage, Overtime Rules Apply to Home Health Workers

Since 1974 Federal Law under the Fail Labor Standards Act Exempted Home Care Workers from wage and overtime requirements. However the U.S. Court of Appeals …

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Texas Supreme Court rules that Punitive Damages Available to Truck Driver who refused to drive a company truck that was not in compliance with all Department of Transportation regulations.

Texas Supreme Court rules that Punitive Damages Available to Truck Driver who refused to drive a company truck that was not in compliance with all …

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Who is your employer if you work for a Staff-Leasing or Temporary employment Agency?

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) today handed down an opinion that changes the question of who is your employer? At issue was the definition …

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President Obama announces paid time off for Federal Contractors

On Labor Day President Obama announced that he had issued an executive order that Federal Contractors are now required to provide up to 7 days …

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What evidence do you have to have to prove discrimination? Apparently “Old Fart” comment was enough.

When suing for discrimination there has long been an issue about what evidence is need to prove discrimination. There has been a notion that many …

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What does “at-will” employment mean in Texas?

What does “at-will” employment mean in Texas? “At-will” employment means that your employer can fire you with or without cause. In other words your employer …

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