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Employment law explained by Beasley Allen lawyer Larry Golston

February 3, 2017 - Beasley Allen lawyer Larry Golston, a member of the firm’s Consumer Fraud Section, joins guest host and firm attorney Kendall Dunson to discuss employment law. Read More


New overtime rule raises threshold for overtime exemption; more employees to receive overtime pay

May 20, 2016 - Anyone making less than $47,476 is now eligible to receive overtime pay, or time-and-a-half pay, thanks to a new overtime exemption rule that’s been finalized this week by the U.S. Labor... Read More


Employee vs. independent contractor: Uber lawsuit sparks FLSA employment law debate

July 13, 2015 - Uber and American employment law have been butting heads over how to classify the innovative ride-hailing service’s drivers in accordance to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) – 1099... Read More


Beasley Allen principal Larry Golston speaks on wrongful termination, workplace discrimination

July 7, 2015 - Larry Golston has worked primarily on cases involving whistleblower litigation, retaliation, wage & hour litigation, sexual harassment, employment discrimination, business fraud and class... Read More


Proposed expansion of overtime benefits expected to take effect in 2016

July 1, 2015 - Millions of Americans earning salaries of less than $50,400 per year will be entitled to overtime pay under a new plan the U.S. Department of Labor and the Obama Administration will propose... Read More


Beasley Allen attorneys define the FLSA, False Claims Act and Whistleblower Protection Act

April 9, 2015 - Today on the Beasley Allen Report, host Gibson Vance interviews fellow Beasley Allen attorney Lance Gould about the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Read More


The Fair Labor Standards Act ensures workers’ rights

January 26, 2015 - Lance Gould focuses on collective actions involving the FLSA, representing clients whose employers purposefully misclassify employees to avoid expenses or decline paying overtime wages,... Read More


Trucking companies say they are exempt from state wage and hour laws

December 30, 2013 - Court documents filed by a group of Southern California port trucking companies accused of fraudulently misclassifying its regular drivers as independent contractors demonstrate how these... Read More


FLSA explained by Beasley Allen attorney Lance Gould

December 10, 2013 - Enacted toward the end of the Great Depression, the Fair Labor Standards Act was created to ensure that workers would receive a fair day's pay for a fair day's work. Read More


How the FLSA protects workers from unfair labor practices

April 4, 2013 - Lance Gould talks about what an employer can and cannot do with your time at work and how you are paid. Read More


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