Monthly Archives: May 2022
Administrative Law Judge Approves $249,000 Wage And Hour Settlement; Denial Of Pay And Guest Worker Violations
On March 10th, 2022, the Department of Labor (DOL) confirmed that an administrative judge has approved a proposed settlement in a wage and hour and employment law violation case. Jose M. Gracia Harvesting Inc.—an agricultural labor contractor based in Polk County, Florida—has agreed to pay nearly $250,000 to resolve the matter. In this article,… Read More »
Can I Get Telework As A Reasonable Accommodation?
The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) is a federal law that prohibits disability discrimination. The statute imposes a number of different responsibilities under employers with 15 or more employees, including the duty to provide reasonable accommodation. You may be wondering: Can I get telework as a reasonable workplace accommodation? The answer depends… Read More »
Three Key Employment Law Matters Headed To The Supreme Court In 2022
Many important legal issues are headed before the Supreme Court of the United States in the coming year, including in the field of employment law. The nation’s highest court is set to shape the law on multi-state wage and hour issues, mandatory arbitration rules, and the scope of federal agency power to regulate the… Read More »
Can I File A Discrimination Lawsuit If I Was Passed Over For A Promotion?
Promotions matter. Not only can a promotion lead to better pay and better benefits, it can help an employee advance their career—both inside of their current company and at any company that they work at in the future. The unfair denial of an opportunity to compete for a promotion can cause real harm to… Read More »