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FLSA Update and Confirmation of a Labor Secretary

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In Employment Law | On March 8, 2017

We have written several posts on the FLSA issue. Further information can be found through this blog. This serves as an update. In the Fifth Circuit, the reply brief for the Department of Labor (“DOL”) was due January 31, 2017. On January 25, 2017, DOL filed an unopposed motion to extend time to file until […]

EEOC Harassment Guidance (Comment Period Extended Until March 21, 2017) Examples of the Role of Mistaken Belief in Employment Law

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In Employment Law | On February 7, 2017

On February 3, 2017, the  United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) extended the public input period on its “PROPOSED Enforcement Guidance on Unlawful Harassment” (the “Proposed Harassment Guidance”). The Proposed Harassment Guidance is now open for public input until March 21, 2017. As previously reported, EEOC’s “Enforcement Guidance on Retaliation and Related Issues” was made […]

FLSA Overtime Rule and Litigation Update

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In Employment Law | On February 3, 2017

Employers continue to be understandably anxious as the FLSA overtime exemption litigation continues to work its way through the federal court in Texas and the related appeal in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.  Briefing on an expedited schedule was to be concluded by now.  However, on January 25, 2017, the federal […]