The Fruits of Garden Variety Emotional Distress10 / 02 / 2019
By: Jonathan R. Ksiazek When plaintiffs in employment cases seek damages for emotional harm caused by the defendant without professional treatment, courts often refer to these damages as garden variety emotional distress. Because of the strong connection between a plaintiff’s….
Guidance on Commission-Based Compensation10 / 02 / 2019
By: Karuna S. Brunk On September 23, 2019, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit released its decision in Osorio v. The Tile Shop, LLC, No. 18-2609 (7th Cir. September 23, 2019), approving draw-reconciliations as a method….
FLSA and Wage & Hour – New Minimum Salary For Exempt Employees Takes Effect January 1, 202010 / 02 / 2019
By: Margherita M. Albarello On September 24, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor issued a new Final Rule raising the minimum salary requirements for “white collar” (executive, administrative, and professional) overtime wage exemptions. The Final Rule goes into effect on….