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The Right to Pray at Work

The interplay between religious rights and the rights of employers has been a hot button issue in Indiana and around the country.  Just recently, a situation in Colorado gained a lot of national attention.   Cargil Meat Solutions, a meat processing facility, employed a large number Read More …

Department of Labor’s Change of Stance On Mortgage-Loan Officers Upheld

In 1999 and 2001, the United States Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division issued letters opining that mortgage-loan officers do not qualify for the administrative exemption to overtime pay requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act. In 2004, the Department issued new regulations regarding Read More …

EEOC v. Kohl’s – How Employees Should Not Act During the Interactive Process

Pamela Manning was working at a sales associate for Kohl’s Department Stores, Inc. in January 2010 at which time Kohl’s underwent a nationwide restructuring that resulted in her schedule changing from predicable shifts to unpredictable shifts, such as “swing shifts” where she would close the Read More …