Mar 29, 2016

Employees Use Class Actions to Get Wages Under FLSA From Employer

  On March 22, 2016, a case involving Tyson Foods resulted in a win for consumers. Tyson Food employees who kill, cut and retrim pork have to wear protective gear as part of their job safety requirements. The employees were …

Sep 04, 2015

Owed Overtime: It Depends On If You Are An Employee Or Not

Seven technicians sued DIRECTV alleging that they are joint employees of DIRECTV and its service provider, Multiband, under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). They routinely worked more than 40 hours a week, but were not paid the overtime as …

Oct 29, 2013

Disabilities Should Not Stand in the Way of Success in the Workplace

Governor Hassan has proclaimed October Disability Employment Awareness Month

Jun 26, 2013

Don’t Take Your Employer’s Word That You Are An Independent Contractor

By Benjamin T. King – Concord, New Hampshire Lawyer Employers, particularly small employers, sometimes try to avoid their obligation to carry workers’ compensation insurance for their workers by telling the workers that they are independent contractors, not employees. More often …

Jun 19, 2013

N.H. Work Injury: Workers’ Compensation or Personal Injury Claim?

By Benjamin T. King – Concord, NH Attorney If you suffer a work-related injury, workers’ compensation benefits generally constitute the sole remedy you may recover against your employer. But, workers’ compensation benefits may not be your only remedy. You may have …

Jan 29, 2013

Using FLMA Leave to Care for My Adult Child?

By Benjamin T. King – New Hampshire Employment Lawyer A new U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Administrator’s Interpretation has been issued to clarify who qualifies as an adult “son or daughter” whom an employee may take unpaid leave from work …

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