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Because My Employee is Paid Salary, I Do Not Have to Pay Overtime, Correct? … Wrong!

I cannot count the number of times I have heard the statement from a prospective or new client that “the employee is paid salary, so we do not have to pay overtime.” This misconception can easily cost employers tens of thousands…

Case Law Update: United States Supreme Court Rules Mandatory Public-Sector Union Dues are Unconstitutional

The United States Supreme Court overturned 40 years of precedent by ruling that mandatory public-sector union dues are unconstitutional.

2017 Federal Employment Law Developments

As is expected with any change in administration, 2017 was a busy year for federal employment law developments. Below are ten of the major developments:

1. Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order is revoked.

In March President Trump signed a bill into law which overturned the regulations implementing former President Obama’s Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order. The Fair…

Eckberg Lammers Launches New Employment Law Hotline Service

Called HR Counsel, the telephone hotline caters to businesses, municipalities and HR professionals in MN and WI.

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