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When Is a Settlement not a Settlement? When FLSA Is Involved

31-May-2017 - workforce.com



When you settle a lawsuit with an employee, you are bargaining for finality. You are paying that employee to resolve all disputes between you, whether asserted or unasserted. You want to be done with that individual forever. Except that is not always the case. An employer cannot release or otherwise waive one’s FLSA rights by contract without a court-approved stipulation or... The post When Is a Settlement not a Settlement? When FLSA Is Involved appeared first on Workforce Magazine .



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http://www.workforce.com/2017/05/31/settlement-not-settlement-flsa-involved/







How to win a payout if an airline ruins your holiday

31-May-2017 - dailymail.co.uk



Whether you were caught up in the chaos or you are worried about your next trip, here is everything you need to know to win redress.



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http://www.dailymail.co.uk/money/holidays/article-4556498/How-win-payout-airline-ruins-holiday.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490







How to land government contracts as a minority- or women-owned firm (podcast with transcript)

30-May-2017 - abajournal.com



Government entities at all levels often set aside a portion of work for minority and women-owned businesses, including law firms. But many people are unsure



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http://www.abajournal.com/news/article/podcast_monthly_episode_87/?utm_source=feeds&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=site_rss_feeds







Class-action Waivers Remains a Huge Issue for Employers

30-May-2017 - workforce.com



There has been much judicial and administrative ink spilled over the past few years over whether the National Labor Relations Act permits employers to require employees to give up their rights to litigate or arbitrate class or collective actions. This is one of the most important issues facing employers, which have looked to class-action and collective-action waivers as an important... The post Class-action Waivers Remains a Huge Issue for Employers appeared first on Workforce Magazine .



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http://www.workforce.com/2017/05/30/class-action-waivers-remains-huge-issue-employers/







BA: How to claim flight delay or cancellation compensation

30-May-2017 - dailymail.co.uk



The airline, which cancelled all flights from London Heathrow and Gatwick on Saturday after its computer system crashed worldwide, faces paying out millions of pounds in compensation.



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http://www.dailymail.co.uk/money/holidays/article-4547720/BA-claim-flight-delay-cancellation-compensation.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490







Just the job?

30-May-2017 - bbc.com



Ever had a job interview that seemed to have nothing to do with your ability to do the job?



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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-39818120