- At-Will Employment Statements and Collective Bargaining Limitations
- Handling Concerted Activity in Non-Union Environments
- Social Media Use and National Labor Relations Act Violations
- Controlling Back Pay
1:45 p.m. – 2:35 p.m.
Presented By: Peter Bennett of The Bennett Law Firm, P.A.
Fireside Inn & Suites
81 Riverside Street
Portland, ME 04103
As we reported to you on July 10, the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts rejected the argument that federal labor law preempted Massachusetts’ new Earned Sick Time Law, dismissing a lawsuit seeking a contrary finding.
As we recently reported to you, a United States District Court in Texas blocked implementation of the new federal overtime rule. That decision is now on appeal on an expedited basis to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
As we have reported in prior E-Alerts, the U.S. Department of Labor’s changes to the Fair Labor Standard Act’s (FLSA) overtime regulations, including a new annual salary threshold of $47,476 (approximately $913 per week) remains scheduled to take effect on December 1, 2016.