Retail Labor and Employment Law

On March 13, 2014 President Obama issued a memorandum instructing the Department of Labor (“DOL”) to review and revise overtime regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”). Under the FLSA employees are eligible to receive overtime for all hours worked over 40 per week, unless they fall within certain specified exemptions. The most common of exempt classifications in the retail industry are executive, administrative, and commission sales.
Continue Reading DOL to Change Overtime Regulations

In an article written by Corporate Counsel’s Shannon Green published on May 23, 2013, Epstein Becker Green labor and employment attorneys, Jeffrey M. Landes and Susan Gross Sholinksy, were interviewed concerning the legal issues that retail industry employers are currently facing.
Continue Reading Retailers Facing Employment Law Vulnerabilities, an interview with EBG attorneys, as appeared in Corporate Counsel