Tag Archives: FLSA exemption

Employment Agreement Shortening Time for Bringing FLSA and Equal Pay Act Claims Invalidated by Court

On August 6, 2013, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals (the federal jurisdiction that includes Michigan) ruled that provisions in employment agreements that shorten the statute of limitations period in which employees are permitted to file claims under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and Equal Pay Act (EPA) are invalid. Specifically, in Boaz v … Continue Reading

Extending the Fair Labor Standards Act’s Overtime & Minimum Wage Coverage to Home Health Care Workers

Michigan home health care companies and the home health care industry are facing significant changes under the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) proposed rule change to the Fair Labor Standards Act’s (FLSA) 1975 “companionship exemption.”    Proposed FLSA Revision  On December 27, 2011 the DOL published a notice of proposed rulemaking to revise the companionship … Continue Reading
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