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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 →

McDonald’s Lawsuit Could Redefine the Franchise Model

July 22, 2016 Ali Law Group PC Fair Labor Standards Act

A district judge in California has granted federal class-action status to a lawsuit accusing a McDonald’s franchisee of unfair pay...Continue Reading →

Court Bans the Use of Forced Arbitration Clauses in Employment Contracts

July 12, 2016 Ali Law Group PC Restrictive Covenants and Employment Agreements

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit’s recent decision in Lewis v. Epic Systems Corporation turns up the...Continue Reading →

States Seek Restrictions for Noncompete Agreements

July 5, 2016 Ali Law Group PC Restrictive Covenants and Employment Agreements

Nearly one fifth of the nation’s work force are subject to mobility-restricting noncompete agreements, however, several states are now looking...Continue Reading →


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