March 31, 2015

An Obama administration proposal to expand overtime and redefine what it means to be a restaurant or retail manager may harm mangers’ career paths and undermine the quality of customer service they are able to provide.

December 30, 2014

The statement  “class action for wage and hour violations” has become an all too familiar phrase in the retail industry. 

December 12, 2014

The Supreme Court has unanimously that the Fair Labor Standards Act does not require employers to pay employees for time spent passing through post-shift security screening. The logic of the ruling is important for all employers. 

November 25, 2014

By Nicholas Fortuna and Paula Lopez

 

November 10, 2014

Retailers are facing a growing onslaught of lawsuits from current and former managers and assistant managers who are claiming their employers should have paid them for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

August 27, 2014

As the holiday season approaches, many retailers will ramp up their staff to accommodate the increase in customers and other operational demands. However, in today’s era of widespread employment litigation, employers must be even more conscientious of the legal liabilities and practical consequences they face during this time of year.

October 22, 2012

By Bruce M. Cross, Perkins Coie LLP

October 4, 2009

Family Dollar Stores said on Monday that the U.S. Supreme Court has decided not to...

September 30, 2009

Fisher & Phillips law firm released the following tips to avoid potential lawsuits when hiring...

October 31, 2008

A labor-law class action filed against Big Lots (Johnson v. Big Lots) for alleged...

September 1, 2008

A federal judge has granted summary judgment in favor of more than 400 current and...

January 13, 2008

Ankeny, Iowa Already facing lawsuits from managers claiming not to have been paid overtime, convenience...

August 31, 2007

The 3-in.-by-4-in. ad on the sports page of a New York newspaper carried a...

August 30, 2007

The 3-in.-by-4-in. ad on the sports page of a New York newspaper carried a nightmarish...

May 31, 2007

Retail employers uttered a collective gasp when the California Supreme Court handed down its April...