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Supreme Court: DOL Can Flip-flop on its Interpretation of Its Own Regulations

In 2010, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) issued an “Administrator’s Interpretation” stating that DOL would no longer consider employees who perform duties typical of mortgage loan officers to be exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act’s overtime pay requirements.  This particular ruling revolved around the FLSA’s exemption for administrative employees. The DOL’s 2010 …

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January 2014 New Jersey Regulatory Developments

The following are the most recent health care related regulatory developments as published in the New Jersey Register on January 6, 2014: On January 6, 2014 at 46 N.J.R. 12, the Department of Banking and Insurance published notice of its proposal of amendments to its rules and the proposal of a new rule governing the Small Employer Health …

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December New Jersey 2013 Health Care Regulatory Developments

Here are the most recent health care related regulatory developments as published in the New Jersey Register in December 2013: On December 2, 2013 at 45 N.J.R. 2478, the Board of Medical Examiners published notice of its adoption of new rules which create the Genetic Counseling Advisory Committee and will require licensure of genetic counselors …

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Varying Maternity Leave Policies Within the Same Company

Is it permissible for a company to have separate maternity policies for a corporate office from that of a store location? The concern is of course that a claim of discrimination would be made if different policies were used, and it was right for the question to be asked.  However, what may be surprising is …

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10 DOs and DON’Ts for Employer Social Media Policies

In recent years, the National Labor Relations Board has actively applied the National Labor Relations Act to social media policies. The Act exists to protect employees’ right to act together to address their terms and conditions of employment. What many employers fail to realize is that the Act applies to union and non-unionized employers. With …

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