Nov 01, 2016

How to Protect Yourself Using the Fair Credit Reporting Act?

The “Big 3” credit reporting agencies—Equifax, Experian and Trans Union—hold tremendous power over our lives.  Our credit reports influence our abilities to get mortgages, loans and jobs. You should therefore regularly obtain copies of your credit reports, and you should …

Oct 21, 2016

Five Common New Hampshire Labor Law Violations

New Hampshire Labor Laws – In New Hampshire, there are several wage and hour laws to protect employees. Below are some of the top wage and hour violations by employers: 1.   Failure to pay all wages due for hours worked, …

Oct 20, 2016

“Pay Secrecy” Is Illegal In New Hampshire

Pay Secrecy – Do you work for an employer that prohibits or discourages employees from discussing their pay with coworkers?  These policies are common in employee handbooks or are urged by a supervisor or Human Resources not to talk about …

Sep 22, 2016

Reverse Discrimination Is Also Against The Law

Reverse Discrimination – An interesting case was decided recently by the New Mexico Court of Appeals.  A woman named Natalie Garcia was a school bus driver for the Hatch Valley Public School System.  The town of Hatch is known for …

May 31, 2016

New Federal Overtime Rule: Does It Impact You?

New Federal Overtime Rule The Final Rule: Raises the annual salary threshold from $23,660 to $47,476, or from $455 to $913 per week for executive, administrative and professional white collar exemptions from the overtime provisions under the Fair Labor Standards …

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 …

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