Category Archives: Federal wage and hour law

The Supreme Court Will Decide Whether Pharmaceutical Representatives Are Entitled to Overtime

The Fair Labor Standards Act has governed the provision of minimum wages and overtime pay since the 1930s.  A problematic area remains the “exemptions” to overtime entitlement.  One exemption provides that “outside sales” staff need not be paid overtime pay.  An employee working in an office on the phones is not exempt.  But someone traveling...
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When Company Confidentiality Conflicts with Pay Claims

The Maryland federal district court just ruled on a claim by workers who were fired after making claims that they were not being paid appropriately.  (Randolph v. ADT Security Services, Inc.) The employees filed claims with the State of Maryland, which requested backup documentation to support the charges that their employer, ADT Security Services, was not...
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