December 30, 2014

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

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.

April 3, 2014

The National Retail Federation (NRF) has urged Congress to pass the bipartisan Save American Workers Act, which would change the Affordable Care Act’s definition of full-time employment from 30 hours per week to 40 hours.

December 18, 2013

U.S. retail e-commerce spending from desktop computers for the first 45 days of the November-December 2013 holiday season totaled $37.8 billion, according to comScore.

April 11, 2011

By Lonnie Giamela, Partner, Fisher & Phillips LLP

December 3, 2010

The Labor Department’s November report indicated that retailers didn't hire as many new workers during the month as they traditionally do at this time of year, according to the Wall Street Journal.

June 27, 2010

Employee absence costs organizations the equivalent of 36% of their base payroll on average, according...

October 4, 2009

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

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...