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Unpaid Internships: Avoid a FLSA Faux Pas

A sampling of Obermayer's HR Legalist Blog's recent post on unpaid internships can be read here. With the excitement of New York Fashion Week coming to a close, there is one recent trend that the fashion industry should pay particular attention to—unpaid internship lawsuits.  The fashion industry is now among a recent slew of industries...

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Government Shutdown: How Does It Affect Your Pending Labor and Employment Matters?

A stalemate in Congress has caused the federal government to shutdown as of October 1, 2013.  As a result, various federal agencies that enforce labor and employment laws are shutdown or operating in a very limited capacity.  For many, the shutdown and its attendant effects will include such things as the tolling of filing deadlines, cancellation of mediations and hearings, and delays in the processing of FOIA requests.  Federal agencies have posted contingency plans for operations during the shutdown on their respective websites.  Below are the main highlights for each agency.

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Lessons Learned From Networking Outside the Bar

Click this link to read the article. Lessons Learned From Networking Outside the Bar (PDF) Reprinted with permission from the January 31, 2013 edition of THE LEGAL INTELLIGENCER © 2013 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All rights reserved. Further duplication without permission is prohibited. For information, contact 347-227-3382, reprints@alm.com o...

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As Stormwater Discharge Permits Proliferate, So Do Citizen Suits

Citizen suits under state and federal environmental laws are nothing new. But recent cases brought in California and Massachusetts may indicate a new trend of suits alleging violations of the National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) associated with stormwater discharges. These suits have several characteristics that make them attract...

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The Obermayer Advisor Employment Alert - Winter 2008/2009

Inside this issue:

The Death of Secret Ballot Elections? Predicting the Future of Union Organizing Activity Under President-Elect Obama

Who is Disabled? Preparing for a New Wave of Disability Claims

Obermayer’s Wining Ways

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The Obermayer Advisor Employment Alert - Spring 2008

Inside this issue:

WHAT’S COOKING IN CONGRESS: THE TIMES (AND LAWS) ARE A-CHANGIN’

Sex, Surgery & Stereotypes

Obermayer’s Wining Ways

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The Obermayer Advisor - Employment Alert - August 2006

This issue highlights:  The Supreme Court's Increase in Employer Risk of Retaliation Liability

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