Human Resources and Employment Law

  • Employers: Get Ready to Pay More Overtime

    June 30, 2015

    (June 30, 2015) The proposed regulations released today by the Department of Labor (DOL) aim to increase the salary basis test to $970 per week, or $50,440 per year for a full-time salaried worker.  If finalized as written, the new rules will double the basis for salary exemption, which is currently set at $455 per […]

  • Nursing Mothers in the Workplace – A Helpful Reminder to Employers

    June 8, 2015

    (June 4, 2015) Earlier this week, a federal court in New York considered whether an employee had a claim against her employer for allegedly violating protections given to nursing mothers through the Affordable Care Act, which amended the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”). While the court dismissed the employer’s argument that no private right of […]

  • New FMLA Forms Available for Employers

    May 8, 2015

    (May 28, 2015) Earlier this year, many of the forms that employers use in the daily administration of FMLA leave became defunct because the effective date on the forms expired without the U.S. Department of Labor issuing a replacement form. Well, we’re pleased to report that it’s now time to discard those old forms. The […]


    April 8, 2015

    (April 8, 2015) Rhoades McKee Protects Employer from Unfair Labor Charge – Most employers strive to keep Human Resources matters such as the discipline or discharge of an employee confidential and often instruct other employees with knowledge of the matter to not talk about it with others. Some even formalize the instruction in their handbook […]

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