August 24, 2015

Proposed changes to overtime exemptions could make store managers eligible.

July 15, 2015

The Department of Labor’s long-awaited proposed revisions to the “white collar” overtime exemptions are finally here – at least, in part.

May 19, 2015

The Obama Administration’s plan to revise federal overtime regulations would likely “hollow out” low- and mid-level management positions in the restaurant and retail industries and result in a shift toward more hourly and part-time workers, according to a new National Retail Federation (NRF) report.

April 23, 2015

As the world’s largest retailer has been challenged to grow sales, the Wal-Mart Stores Inc. revealed in its proxy statement filed with security regulators that executive cash bonuses are now being tied to sales performance – in addition to operating income – in the fiscal year.

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).

March 19, 2014

President Obama reportedly wants to raise the maximum salary threshold for overtime eligibility for salaried employees.

October 22, 2012

By Bruce M. Cross, Perkins Coie LLP

December 28, 2010

Economic forecasts for 2011 are a mixed bag for senior executives in retail companies. Executive compensation packages and salary increases are expected to be healthier than in the last two years, but the overall economy is, at best, in a state of stagnation. 


The Society for Human Resource Management, or SHRM, based in Arlington, Va., projected median salaries across all industries would rise 3% this year, compared with the more modest 2.5% increase that was the median in 2010. 


September 30, 2009

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

December 30, 2008

Trans World Entertainment Corp. CEO Robert J. Higgins will be paid a $1 million per...

September 1, 2008

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

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...