U.S. Supreme Court Rules That in Certain Circumstances, the Fair Labor Standards Act Requires Overtime Pay Even for Employees Making Over $200,000 Annually
Mar 10, 2023
On February 22, 2023 the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that in some cases, even already highly compensated employees are required by law to receive overtime pay.
Top Five Mistakes to Avoid When Defending A Small Claims Case
Mar 09, 2023
Being sued in small claims court may be a minor inconvenience or a major annoyance. Here are five mistakes to avoid when you are named in a small claims case:
Vermont Legislature Considers Expanding Paid Leave
Feb 01, 2023
The Vermont House of Representatives recently introduced H66, a bill that would create a twelve week per year fully paid family medical leave insurance program.
FTC Proposes New Rule to Bar Non-compete Agreements in Employment Contracts
Jan 17, 2023
On January 5, 2023, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced that it was proposing a new rule that has far-sweeping implications for the economy and labor market. The proposed rule would ban non-compete clauses in employment contracts.
Anne Cramer Retires After 40 Years
Dec 11, 2022
Primmer Piper Eggleston & Cramer PC announces the retirement of Anne Cramer from its law practice, effective December 31, 2022.
ADA Does Not Require An Employer To Provide An Interpreter To An Applicant Who Is Not Otherwise Qualified for The Position
Nov 11, 2022
Vermont’s federal appeals court, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, recently ruled that an applicant must first be qualified for a prospective job position before the employer is required to provide reasonable accommodations in the hiring process.
The New Hampshire Financial Responsibility Act: An Amendment That Reaches Across Borders
Mar 01, 2022
Since at least 1958, it has been clear that the New Hampshire Financial Responsibility Act does not apply to accidents that occur outside of New Hampshire. However, a July 2021 amendment to RSA 264:18 appears to have changed that rule and broadened the reach of the statute.
In the wake of a global crisis, health care will emerge stronger
Jun 16, 2021
To say that 2020--and now, 2021—was a year of growth would be a vast understatement. The world is forever changed, day-to-day life is forever changed, and nowhere is this more prevalent than in health care. The COVID-19 pandemic stretched the U.S. health care system to its limits, and well beyond, but in the face of adversity the health care industry is emerging stronger.
Build Back Better By Protecting Your Brand Through Federal Trademark Protection
Apr 26, 2021
One of the important lessons that businesses and startups should take away from this pandemic is the importance of trademarks.
COVID-19 Vaccine Policy Considerations for Employers and HR Professionals
Mar 12, 2021
In December, we saw the vaccine rollout begin in the U.S. and abroad, which inevitably led to a flood of questions about the best practices regarding mandatory vaccine policies. In this post is a list of considerations for employers and HR professionals who are contemplating a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine policy for their workplace.