Instead of hiring employees to perform all work on the farm, many pork producers contract with independent contractors to perform certain services. For example, a pork producer may contract with an independent trucker to transport pigs from a nursery to a finishing barn or ...Read More
It’s no secret that during the 2016 campaign, political candidates harnessed the power of social media more than ever before. It is also no secret that the President of the United States has continued to use social media as a political forum. With tech-savvy ...Read More
It’s 10:30 on a Tuesday morning. You’ve finished the morning Staff Meeting, answered twenty seven emails, checked Facebook and are now sitting down to write some employee reviews.
Then you get it. A letter from an attorney. Not your attorney. An attorney representing the employee ...Read More
Proposed changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime white-collar exemptions have not made headlines in recent months. However, this unfortunately (or fortunately) does not mean the discussion regarding the FLSA exemptions has ended. Earlier this year, the United States Department of Labor ...Read More
The North American Free Trade Act (“NAFTA”) authorizes citizens of Mexico and Canada to enter the United States, temporarily, to engage in business activities at a professional level. To qualify and obtain a TN Visa, individuals must have at least a baccalaureate degree or ...Read More
Enacted in 1967, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (“ADEA”) was, in part, an outgrowth of the civil rights movement. Congress had been informed that age discrimination occurred not because of any dislike or animus towards older workers, as is the case with other ...Read More