Category: Fact of the Day

Are Uber Drivers Employees?


Recently, Uber and Lyft were in the news and it wasn’t for some feel good reason, or because some new celebrity decided to dress up in disguise and drive around unsuspecting passengers until some big reveal. No, they’re in the news now because they threatened to shut down operations in California, during the middle of […]

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FAQ – Going Back to Work After Covid-19


Governors all over the country are starting to reopen their states after being locked down to slow the spread of Covid-19. As the phased reopens occur, people are starting to head back to work.  While everyone knew the lockdowns would not last forever, many workers have valid concerns about their safety or other legal protections […]

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How Do I Get More Time to File My Lawsuit?


Right now, talking to an attorney about your potential or current case may be the last thing on your mind. Everyone is more concerned about ensuring the health and safety of their friends and family, and figuring out what happens next.  Really, you could argue that is how people normally prioritize things in their lives.  […]

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Coronavirus and Discrimination at Work


Lately, it is impossible to turn on the news without hearing about the spread of Coronavirus.  Coronavirus, or COVID-19, has caused Americans and people all over the world to flock to get masks, prompted governments to restrict travel, and cruise lines to quarantine passengers.  There have even been rumors of cancelling the 2020 Summer Olympics […]

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What Happens After I File My Lawsuit?


As popular as Law & Order and other legal dramas have been, they don’t provide much information on what happens after a lawsuit is filed.  This is especially true for civil lawsuits, because most legal shows focus on criminal cases.  This blog sheds some light on what happens after you file your lawsuit. How Do […]

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You May Be Eligible for Overtime Soon


In 2016, the big topic in employment law involved proposed changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) overtime rules.  Although there were several key changes, the one that got the most media attention was raising the minimum salary threshold from $23,660 to $47,476.  Employees and their advocates loved the change.  Employers fought the changes […]

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