HSE Labor and Employment attorneys Amy L. Hemenway and Benjamin E. Mudrick discussed the Department of Labor's May 18th final rule implementing changes to the tests to qualify for the white collar exemptions from overtime under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act.
New York Temporarily Allows Remote Witnessing of Wills and Other Documents in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic
On May 18, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor announced a final rule calling for changes to the regulations governing the three white collar (executive, administrative and professional) exemptions from overtime under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act. The final rule, which follows a proposed rule issued in July 2015, takes effect December 1, 2016.
HSE Partner and Chair of HSE's Privacy and Data Security Practice F. Paul Greene featured as part of the "Ask the Expert" Panel at the upcoming Upstate New York Regional Cybersecurity Forum.
Are You at Risk? Attend our upcoming Cyber Security Webinar
On May 11, 2016, President Obama signed into law the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (DTSA). Among other things, the DTSA provides immunity to individuals who disclose trade secrets in the course of a whistleblower retaliation lawsuit, provided the trade secrets are filed under seal, or who disclose trade secrets to the government and/or an attorney solely for the purpose of reporting or investigating a suspected violation of the law.