The Second Circuit recently held that plaintiffs bringing disability discrimination claims must meet the higher but-for causation standard, rather than a mixed-motives standard.
A former Dallas Cowboys cheerleader is suing the football franchise under the FLSA and Equal Pay Act, alleging overtime wage violations and unequal pay compared to the team’s mascot despite substantially similar job duties.
The Department of Labor (DOL) recently updated its guidance regarding the proper classification of interns, bringing its test in line with the rulings of a growing number of courts.
With the invalidation of the Obama-era overtime rule, employers will have to continue to wait to see what changes, the DOL will make to the minimum salary threshold required for employees to be exempt from the FLSA.
This decision is useful for employers defending class and collective actions alleging misclassification where employees potentially exercise varying amounts of authority and have differing job duties.
Eric A. Welter was recognized as a leading labor and employment law attorney for DC and VA by Super Lawyers. This is his eleventh consecutive recognition by the national rating service from Thomson Reuters.