Month: September 2017

Weren’t More White Collar Workers Supposed to Be Eligible for Overtime Pay?

You may remember that about a year a half ago, the Department of Labor, under President Obama, issued a rule that was going change what’s called the “salary level” for “white collar” workers. The salary level is part of the federal overtime rules. Those rules basically say: if you’re a white collar worker and you make less than the salary level you…

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Sanford Heisler Sharp Takes On Equifax In Data Breach And Privacy Class Action

Posted September 11th, 2017. Massive Nationwide Hack Compromises Americans’ Privacy and Financial Security SAN DIEGO, Sept. 11, 2017  — Equifax, Inc. got more bad news late Friday night when attorneys at Sanford Heisler Sharp filed a class action complaint against the consumer credit reporting agency in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California. With an outstanding record in more than 50…

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Sanford Heisler Sharp Asks Federal Court to Compel Oracle to Arbitrate Wage Claims

Posted September 6th, 2017. In a twist, Plaintiffs Seek and Defendant Opposes Arbitration in case Alleging Oracle’s Debt Servitude and Forced Labor For more information, contact Jamie Moss, newsPRos,201-493-1027, [email protected] September 6, 2017, SAN FRANCISCO – Attorneys at today filed a petition in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California to compel Oracle America, Inc., (“Oracle”) to proceed with…

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New York’s New Paid Family Leave Program: What You Need to Know

Beginning January 1, 2018, New York’s Paid Family Leave Program will provide employees in New York State with a range of new benefits. Here’s what you need to know: Under the Program, employees will receive paid leave and continuation of health insurance coverage (subject to the employee contribution) for 8 weeks beginning in 2018, increasing to 12 weeks by 2021. In 2018,…

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