There have been a bevy of legal proceedings in recent years involving National Collegiate Athletic Association (“NCAA”) student athletes making various arguments with the goal of having themselves classified as employees entitled to the benefits of employment from the NCAA and the colleges and universities
Kimberly Knox and Kayla Bratcher worked as bartenders and servers at a Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant in Avon, Indiana. As is commonly the case with restaurant service employees, Ms. Knox and Ms. Bratcher were paid via a tip credit that resulted in them receiving $2.13/hour
On October 1, 2014, the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit reviewed a case involving claims brought by the United States Department of Labor against the owners of Piccolo e Posto, a restaurant in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico. The allegations in Perez v.
Unpaid internships have come under heavy scrutiny in recent years. In fact, many high school students, college students, and recent graduates who have accepted unpaid internships have successfully brought suit against their employers with courts around the country determining they were entitled to be paid
On Thursday, March 13, President Barack Obama signed an Executive Order instructing the United States Department of Labor to devise new regulations that would make more employees eligible for overtime pay. Although the details of the new regulations have yet to be formulated or implemented,
An Oakland Raiders cheerleader has filed a proposed class action lawsuit challenging the way in which cheerleaders are compensated by the NFL’s Oakland Raiders. The lawsuit alleges the team compensates its cheerleaders in the amount of $125.00 per home game, which comes out to $1,250.00