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Popular Pizza Restaurant Settles with US DOL

From the Atlanta Business Chronicle: The owner of a popular Atlanta pizzeria accused of cheating workers out of pay for years and threatening them if they cooperated with a federal investigation Read More

Understanding Georgia Wage Disputes

Wage disputes arise in a variety of situations. When an employer fails to pay an employee the wages or overtime they expect, those employees have recourse under employment law. When Read More

New Statistics Show a Rise in FLSA and FMLA Employment Lawsuits

2014 saw a jump in the number of filings under both the Fair Labor Standards Act and the Family Medical Leave Act. This increase is attributed to multiple factors, including Read More

Department of Labor Proposes Dramatic Changes to the Salary Test in overtime Exemption Questions.

By Michael A. Caldwell: The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has proposed new regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) that will dramatically increase the number of employees who must Read More

Georgia Wage and Hour Law Blog Begins in 2012

Charles R. Bridgers :  December 30, 2011 6:04 pm DCBF represents employers and employees in FLSA cases involving overtime, minimum wage, off-the-clock work, mis-classifications  and other wage and hour employment disputes. Read More

Tipped Employees May be Entitled to $7.25 Minimum Wage When they Spend >20% on Non-Tipped Activities

Charles R. Bridgers : January 31, 2012 10:14 am  The U.S. Supreme Court recently denied certiorari from an Eighth Circuit decision in Gerald Fast v. Applebee’s International, 10-1725 (8th Cir. 2011). Read More

Twelve Common Errors in Overtime Pay: Misclassification

Kevin D. Fitzpatrick, Jr. : February 20, 2012 12:56 pm  The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) establishes minimum wage, overtime pay, record-keeping and youth employment standards for workers in the private Read More

Dionne II Clarifies Earlier Eleventh Circuit Ruling

Charles R. Bridgers : February 21, 2012 9:32 pm  In the summer of 2011, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals decided Dionne v. Floormasters Enterprises, Inc., 647 F.3d 1109 (11th Cir. Read More

Twelve Common Errors in Overtime Pay: Salaried Employees

Kevin D. Fitzpatrick, Jr. : February 23, 2012 12:57 pm  The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) establishes minimum wage, overtime pay, record-keeping and youth employment standards for workers in the private Read More

Twelve Common Errors in Overtime Pay: Compensatory Time

Kevin D. Fitzpatrick, Jr. : February 26, 2012 1:02 pm  The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) establishes minimum wage, overtime pay, record-keeping and youth employment standards for workers in the private Read More

Twelve Common Errors in Overtime Pay: Workweek Expansion

Kevin D. Fitzpatrick, Jr. : March 1, 2012 1:04 pm  The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) establishes minimum wage, overtime pay, record-keeping and youth employment standards for workers in the private Read More

Twelve Common Errors in Overtime Pay: Undocumented Workers

Kevin D. Fitzpatrick, Jr. : March 4, 2012 1:06 pm  The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) establishes minimum wage, overtime pay, record-keeping and youth employment standards for workers in the private Read More

Twelve Common Errors in Overtime Pay: Waivers and Releases

Kevin D. Fitzpatrick, Jr. : March 7, 2012 1:08 pm  The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) establishes minimum wage, overtime pay, record-keeping and youth employment standards for workers in the private Read More

Twelve Common Errors in Overtime Pay: Working “Off the Clock”

Kevin D. Fitzpatrick, Jr. : March 10, 2012 1:10 pm  The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) establishes minimum wage, overtime pay, record-keeping and youth employment standards for workers in the private Read More

Twelve Common Errors in Overtime Pay: Incomplete Records

Kevin D. Fitzpatrick, Jr. : March 14, 2012 1:12 pm  The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) establishes minimum wage, overtime pay, record-keeping and youth employment standards for workers in the private Read More

Twelve Common Errors in Overtime Pay: Independent Contractors

Kevin D. Fitzpatrick, Jr. : March 18, 2012 1:13 pm  The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) establishes minimum wage, overtime pay, record-keeping and youth employment standards for workers in the private Read More

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