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Daily Rate Worker? You May be Owed Overtime Pay.
By Jenna Asarese, Law Clerk On February 22, 2023, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) issued a ruling clarifying the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Specifically, SCOTUS offered guidelines for the “salary basis test” and overtime requirements. In Helix...
Severance Agreement? What You Should Know.
By Jenna Asarese, Law Clerk It has been 3 years since the Trump-appointed National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) overturned years of precedent in the Baylor University Medical Center and IGT d/b/a International Game Technology cases.1 Baylor and IGT only made broad...
Burger Law Group PLLC co-sponsoring the Annual Greater Boston PFLAG Benefit and Auction, “Pride & Passion”
Burger Law Group PLLC is co-sponsoring the Annual Greater Boston PFLAG Benefit and Auction “Pride & Passion” which will be held on Wednesday, April 26th from 6–9:30 PM at the Beehive in Boston’s South End.
Emotionally Distressed – Cummings v. Premier Rehab Keller, P.L.L.C. and Its Implications on Title IX Damages
By Steven C. Johnson, Law Clerk Thirty years have passed since the United States Supreme Court held that plaintiffs claiming intentional violations of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title VI, 42 U.S.C. § 2000d; the Education Amendments Act of 1972, Title IX, 20 U.S.C....
Founding Member Sarah J. Burger selected for 2022 Super Lawyers for Labor and Employment Law
Founding Member Sarah J. Burger was selected alongside no more than 5% of New York attorneys as a 2022 Super Lawyer for Labor and Employment Law....
Employers Beware – Reuter v. City of Methuen and the Massachusetts Wage Act
By: Steven C. Johnson, Law Clerk In a recent landmark decision–Reuter v. City of Methuen–the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (“MSJC”) took an employee-friendly stance and made it abundantly clear that the Commonwealth would not stand idle in the face of wage...
Massachusetts’ New Paid Family Medical Leave is Live – What if You Were Treated Poorly By Your Employer Because You Took It?
Massachusetts’ New Paid Family Medical Leave is Live – What if You Were Treated Poorly By Your Employer Because You Took It? Massachusetts recently revamped the Commonwealth’s Paid Family and Medical Leave law, and “went live” in January, 2021.[i] The Paid Family and...
Burger Law Group PLLC to co-sponsor annual Greater Boston PFLAG Benefit “Stronger Together”
Burger Law Group PLLC is co-sponsoring the Annual Greater Boston PFLAG Benefit and Auction on May 12, 2021 at 6:30pm. The 2021 event theme – STRONGER TOGETHER – reminds us what’s possible when we join forces in support of a safer, more inclusive society for LGBTQ+...
State Budget requires Rivers Casino to Continue Payments to Saratoga Harness Owners
“A deal struck by the involved parties and included in the state budget will keep money from gaming at Rivers Casino & Resort in Schenectady flowing to the owners and trainers of harness racing horses at the Saratoga harness track.. . “We are pleased to have...
Rivers Casino v. Saratoga Harness Horsemen, The Battle Continues
Burger, attorney for SHHA, takes exception to Liebman’s characterization of harness racing. "Harness racing is generations old and remains how thousands of middle-class New Yorkers earn a living and continue to support the inter-related equine and agricultural...
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