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Former Trader Joe’s Employee Says He Was Fired for Not Smiling

November 18, 2016 Ali Law Group PC NLRB, Handbooks

Ex-Trader Joe’s employee Thomas Nagle recently filed an unfair labor practices charge with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) against...Continue Reading →

Recordkeeping During Natural Disasters

November 2, 2016 Ali Law Group PC Wage and Hour, Fair Labor Standards Act

Did you know the FLSA's recordkeeping requirements still apply during natural disasters? It’s true.

The Fair Labor Standards Act...Continue Reading →

New York Voting Leave Reminder

November 1, 2016 Ali Law Group PC New York, New York City, Other leaves

With election day fast approaching, employers need to familiarize themselves with the requirements of New York’s voting leave law....Continue Reading →

NY DOL Proposes To Raise Exempt Salary Threshold

October 28, 2016 Ali Law Group PC Legislative Updates, New York, New York City, Wage and Hour, Fair Labor Standards Act, New York Labor Law

The New York Department of Labor has proposed significant increases to the exempt salary threshold for executive and administrative employees in...Continue Reading →

Orlando Judge Rules in Favor of Disney in H-1B Racketeering Suits

October 18, 2016 Ali Law Group PC Pre-hire and Hiring

A federal judge in Orlando, Florida dismissed lawsuits by former Walt Disney Company employees claiming that Disney and the outsourcing...Continue Reading →

Upcoming Minimum Wage Increases

October 4, 2016 Ali Law Group PC Fair Labor Standards Act

As 2017 quickly approaches, New York employers must prepare for scheduled minimum wage increases that will take effect December 31,...Continue Reading →

Complaint Alleges Gender Discrimination at Elite Law Firm

September 27, 2016 Ali Law Group PC

Kerrie L. Campbell, a partner at the law firm Chadbourne & Parke with over 25 years of consumer litigation experience,...Continue Reading →

'Indepedent Contractor or Employee' Seminar

September 19, 2016 Ali Law Group PC

Misclassification of employees as independent contractors is increasingly occurring in small to large businesses across the U.S. Whether intentional or...Continue Reading →

Columbia Graduate Students Win Right To Unionize

August 30, 2016 Ali Law Group PC

The National Labor Relations Board ruled in a 3-1 decision that graduate students who work at private universities have a...Continue Reading →

When Corporate Security Policies Conflict with Labor Laws

August 9, 2016 Ali Law Group PC Restrictive Covenants and Employment Agreements

Bridgewater Associates is under scrutiny for what has been described as a culture of surveillance and intimidation. Bridgewater manages billions...Continue Reading →

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