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NY Raises Overtime “Executive Exemption” Salary Threshold for 3rd Year in a Row

2019 has seen another bump in New York’s salary threshold for employees to be considered exempt from overtime pay. It’s a change that is important for employers to note and carefully comply with in order to avoid some costly consequences. Under both state and federal law, most New York City employees who work more than …

“Private” Social Media Isn’t Off-Limits When It Comes to Discovery In Litigation

If you’ve ever shared anything personal on a social media platform—photos, status updates, political views—chances are you’ve heard the (digital) age-old adage: “The Internet is forever.” With the right tools, even content that is marked as private or deleted entirely can be dredged up from the depths of the World Wide Web. Consequently, this virtual …

Managing Partner Roger Barton to Present at the 2019 Primerus International Convocation in Miami, FL May 2-4

Posted in News on March 15, 2019 by Barton LLP

This year’s theme for the Primerus International Convocation is “Law as Business Collaborator: Delivering Innovation and Value on a Disruptive Global Stage.” Roger Barton is slated to speak at the convocation, presenting on Effectively Using Dispute Resolution Clauses for International Business: Arbitration versus Litigation – The Impact of the 2005 Hague Choice of Court Convention …

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