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Why are so many gentlemen's clubs being hit with wage and hour lawsuits?

When most people envision a setting for a labor dispute over the failure to pay minimum wage and overtime, they invariably think of factory floors, store aisles or even office cubicles. Indeed, the last place they likely envision is the stage at a local gentlemen's club.

EEOC proposal would require employers to report on pay practices

President Obama recently commemorated the seventh anniversary of his signing of the historic Lily Ledbetter Fair Pay Act by holding a press conference at the White House. However, the event was about more than just celebrating the federal law that provides workers looking to file a pay discrimination complaint with more time.

Cheerleaders for yet another NFL team settle lawsuit over wages

At this time of the year, the majority of news stories relating to professional football all center around a single topic: the Super Bowl. Indeed, if you were to go to any sports website, listen to any sports radio station or turn on any sports-themed network, you would undoubtedly encounter some sort of discussion about the impending matchup between the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos.

The in's and out's of seasonal employee staffing needs

As the holiday season begins and consumers open their pocketbooks to dole out money for gifts and necessities, many of these businesses being patronized consider their current staffing situation and whether or not it is necessary to bring on part-time, full-time or seasonal workers. 

Why are some state lawmakers living on $17 a day?

All this week, Democratic lawmakers from both the Florida Senate and House of Representatives have been taking part in a very difficult exercise designed to raise awareness about a cause that has been championed all over the nation, but has yet to make real progress here in the Sunshine State.

FedEx case at the heart of debate over independent contractors

Two of the biggest package delivery companies in the U.S. are United Parcel Service and Federal Express. UPS delivery drivers and FedEx delivery drivers do substantially similar work. Most of us couldn’t tell the difference between the two, save for the uniforms that they wear and the logos on the trucks that they drive.

Are unpaid internships legal in South Florida?

Small businesses in South Florida may have heard about the recent number of lawsuits related to unpaid internships. In two high-profile cases, unpaid interns have recently sued Fox Searchlight Pictures and Hearst Corporation for allegedly violating wage and labor laws.

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