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NLRB Union Rights Posting

As of April 30, 2012, most private sector employees (with very few exceptions), will be required to post a notice advising employees of their rights to unionize under the National Labor Relations Act. This notice-posting requirement has been postponed twice already, due to a lawsuit filed by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), challenging the …

Novartis Will Pay $99 Million Wage-Hour Settlement

Novartis Will Pay $99 Million Wage-Hour Settlement The multinational Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis has been in the news in the past two years for expensive labor-related lawsuits. The first came in the summer of 2010, when Novartis faced a class-action lawsuit for alleged discrimination against female employees, who contended that the human resources division constantly …

Lady Gaga’s Personal Assistant Sues: A Reminder of Wage and Hour Law Obligations

Lady Gaga’s lawsuit has recently received a lot of attention from entertainment news, as her former personal assistant is claiming she has been denied hundreds of thousands of dollars in overtime pay. In addition to bringing public attention details of Ms. Gaga’s personal life, her personal assistant’s claim may also have actual merit under both …

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