Author Archives: Doug Hass

July Brings DOL Forbearance on Liquidated Damages in Wage Claims, Investigations

DOL seal

Effective today, July 1, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is cutting employers a temporary break. As we discussed back in March, employers can be sued for violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), such as failing to ...

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ELLN July Music Quick Pick

Each month for our ELLN teleconference this year, I am highlighting an album.  I hope you join us on our Forums or for this afternoon’s call.  If you’re an in-house counsel and not part of the ACC or the Employment & Labor Law ...

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ELLN Chair’s Newsletter and Join us at the July ACC Employment & Labor Law Teleconference Meeting Tomorrow!

Tomorrow, Wednesday, June 3 is the regular monthly teleconference of the Association of Corporate Counsel’s Employment & Labor Law Network (ELLN), where I am Chair this year.  This post is an open invite to in house counsel who are not ...

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ELLN June Music Quick Pick

Each month for our ELLN teleconference this year, I am highlighting an album.  I hope you join us on our Forums or for this afternoon’s call.  If you’re an in-house counsel and not part of the ACC or the Employment & Labor Law ...

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ELLN Chair’s Newsletter and Join us at the June ACC Employment & Labor Law Teleconference Meeting Tomorrow!

Tomorrow, Wednesday, June 3 is the regular monthly teleconference of the Association of Corporate Counsel’s Employment & Labor Law Network (ELLN), where I am Chair this year.  This post is an open invite to in house counsel who are not ...

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Navigating the Coronavirus Unemployment / Return To Work Dilemma

CDC picture of the coronavirus

I will be part of a Bloomberg Law panel tomorrow, May 13, entitled “Reopening During Coronavirus: What Employers Need to Know” (click the link for free registration, with CLE available for attorneys). One of the more interesting wage and hour ...

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State Appeals Court Clarifies Unlimited Paid Time Off Policies in California

Holiday

COVID-19-induced challenges and the resulting work-life balance changes have cut into the time I have had available for posts, but I wanted to pass along an important non-coronavirus related court decision from this past month that ties into one of ...

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ELLN May Music Quick Pick

Each month for our ELLN teleconference this year, I am highlighting an album.  I hope you join us on our Forums or for this afternoon’s call.  If you’re an in-house counsel and not part of the ACC or the Employment & Labor Law ...

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ELLN Chair’s Newsletter and Join us at the May ACC Employment & Labor Law Teleconference Meeting Tomorrow!

Coronavirus issues and the changes to work-life balance continue to eat up a lot of my time, just as I’m sure it has for many of you. However, tomorrow, Wednesday, May 6 is time for the regular monthly teleconference of ...

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ELLN April Music Quick Picks

Each month for our ELLN teleconference this year, I am highlighting an album.  This month, I’m highlighting two, for reasons I explain below.  I hope you join us on our Forums or for this afternoon’s call.  If you’re an in-house counsel and not ...

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