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Overtime Rule Enjoined

By Michelle D. Bayer ​Most of you have been preparing for the December 1, 2016 implementation of the Department of Labor’s Final Rule changing the requirements for the overtime exemption under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”).  Under the final rule starting December 1, 2016 the salary exemption threshold was to increase to $913 week or $47,476/year and the highly-compensated employee exemption was …Read more

Department of Labor’s Big Change to Overtime Rules

Today, the Department of Labor increased the minimum salary threshold requirements for the overtime exemption under the FLSA.  Employees’ salaries who do not meet the new minimum thresholds will no longer be exempt from overtime and therefore also be required to be paid overtime compensation for hours worked in excess of 40 hours within a workweek.  The following article provides details on the …Read more

Joelson Rosenberg wins cyberstalking jury verdict.

Joelson Rosenberg is pleased to announce an exciting victory in Broadrick v Gazdecki, a case in which our firm represented the victim of cyberstalking.   The case,  filed in Wayne County Circuit Court, was tried on May 25, 2011. After a quick deliberation, the jury awarded $250,000 in damages to our client, the plaintiff, showing once again that our clients are not meant to be trifled with! …Read more