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Chris Mason Featured in Small Biz Daily

Chris Mason Featured in Small Biz Daily
Jennings, Strouss & Salmon attorney, Chris Mason, is featured in Small Biz Daily. Read the article: Who Really Owns a Business’ Social Media...

Proposed Overtime Rule Will Not Go Into ...

Proposed Overtime Rule Will Not Go Into Effect December 1, 2016
By: Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, P.L.C. Labor & Employment Attorneys A Federal Judge in Texas has issued a nationwide injunction blocking the Department of Labor’s new overtime rule that would have affected more than 90,000 Arizona workers. The rule was set to go into effect across the country on December 1, 2016. The Department of Labor sought to update the overtime...

Doubling Down on Employee Salaries: The ...

By: Chris Mason Beginning December 1, 2016, the minimum salaries for most exempt jobs will more than double to $47,476 from the existing $23,660 required. On May 18, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) dealt its long-anticipated regulatory amendments for “white collar” overtime exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”), which included increases to the mandatory...

Serial ADA Plaintiffs David Ritzenthaler...

Serial ADA Plaintiffs David Ritzenthaler and Santiago Abreu Have Sued More Than 450 Arizona Businesses in 2016
By: Lindsay Leavitt In the past few months David Ritzenthaler, a Scottsdale resident, and Santiago Abreu, a Florida resident, have filed more than 450 lawsuits against Arizona businesses alleging an assortment of violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”). Read my earlier blogs about Mr. Ritzenthaler’s lawsuits here, here and here and Mr. Abreu’s lawsuits...

Employers Should Prepare Now for New Whi...

Employers Should Prepare Now for New White-Collar Overtime Rule
By: Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, P.L.C. Employers take note – major changes may be coming to overtime regulations. According to the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), a proposed rule change would extend overtime protections to nearly 5 million white collar workers.  The proposed changes are anticipated to be finalized within the coming months, and employers should start planning...

Disabled Man Sues Dozens of Arizona Busi...

Disabled Man Sues Dozens of Arizona Businesses Over Handicapped Parking Spaces
By: Lindsay Leavitt Arizona has quickly become ground-zero for lawsuits arising under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Previously, I blogged here and here about two other serial plaintiffs who had filed more than 200 lawsuits against Arizona hotels, restaurants, bars and other places of public accommodation, alleging an assortment of ADA violations. Right when those lawsuits...

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