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Understanding New Overtime Rules — And Challenges to Them

Posted on · New rules regarding overtime pay were scheduled to take effect on Dec. 1. But a federal judge in Texas granted a preliminary injunction last month, delaying the implementation of a regulation that would extend overtime eligibility to more than four million workers. To learn more about the rules and what they might mean for employers […]

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What Are Your Rights at Work Regarding Taking Time off For Pregnancies or Medical Issues?

Posted on · Last month the Supreme Court heard a case, Young v. United Parcel Service, where the court ruled in favor of a pregnant delivery woman who’d requested accommodation for her workday. The court ended up agreeing, saying her pregnancy put her in a “protected class,” and that as long as other workers who were injured were […]