Practices

Cases Investigated

Beasley Allen is currently investigating cases involving Employment Disputes. Our attorneys would like to investigate any claims of loss in any industry that may be the result of an employment dispute.

Workers compensation rights discussed by Beasley Allen principal Kendall Dunson

September 28, 2016 - Kendall Dunson has worked on numerous cases with goals of compensating clients for their losses and influencing corporations to design and manufacture safer products. 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


Occupational exposure: have you been exposed to toxic agents while on the job?

January 19, 2016 - Beasley Allen principal Parker Miller stops by the Beasley Allen Report to discuss occupational exposure and who is at risk. 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


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


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



Dick’s Sporting Goods agrees to settle overtime violation lawsuits

February 1, 2011 - Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc., has reached a tentative settlement agreement involving employees and former employees who allege the company did not pay them for overtime hours worked,... Read More


New York passes law to protect fair pay

December 16, 2010 - New York Governor David Paterson on Dec. 13 signed into law the Wage Theft Prevention Act (S.8380/A.11726), which seeks to ensure that employers pay statutorily mandated minimum wages... Read More


Supreme Court will determine validity of Wal-Mart class action

December 6, 2010 - The Supreme Court agreed Monday, Dec. 6, that it will hear an appeal by Wal-Mart regarding one of the largest employment discrimination cases in U.S. history. The lawsuit, Wal-Mart... Read More


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