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2014-08-12 23:00:31

A lawsuit was filed against the package shipping giant by a former Pick Up & Delivery Coordinator asserting he was denied overtime pay for long work days Alameda, California (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 On July 24, 2014, the San Francisco labor law lawyers at Blumenthal Nordrehaug & Bhowmik filed a class action lawsuit against Fedex Ground Package System, Inc. alleging the company wrongfully classified their "Pick Up & Delivery Coordinators" as exempt from overtime wages....

2014-07-23 23:22:36

Case study featuring Metro Health will highlight pathways to success when hiring contingent workers. Wayne, PA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 SkillSurvey Inc., the leading provider of confidential, science-based reference assessments that help employers make better hiring decisions, will be delivering a research presentation focused on how to improve the engagement and retention of contingent workers at the National Association for Health Care Recruitment’s IMAGE 2014 Conference being held in...

2014-05-23 08:23:14

SEATTLE, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a new study of flexible work policies, researchers at the University of Washington Foster School of Business have found that people who elect to work an early shift are perceived by their bosses to be better employees than those who work a later shift. The study, co-authored by Foster School doctoral student Kai Chi (Sam) Yam and assistant professors of management Ryan Fehr and Christopher Barnes, is the first to document such a...

2014-04-23 16:34:04

Increasing Adoption of Freelancer Work Arrangements and Technologies Provide New Opportunities for Organizations and Workers BOSTON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OnForce, a leader in technology-enabled workforce management, today released the whitepaper, "Task To Talent (T2T): How Technology is Driving a New Contingent Work Arrangement Paradigm." The whitepaper discusses a new type of workforce arrangement through which enterprises engage independent workers to perform short-term, specific,...

2014-03-31 23:04:51

The JTB Law Group, LLC prevails in a wage and hour case in Federal Court in Pennsylvania involving the failure to pay proper overtime. Jersey City, New Jersey (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 On March 27, 2014 the Clerk recorded a Judgment in The Federal Middle District of Pennsylvania for wage and hour violations in the case captioned: 3:14-cv-00042-RDM. The Plaintiff was represented by Jason T. Brown of The JTB Law Group, LLC and involved allegations of failure to pay workers overtime for hours...

2014-03-27 12:32:42

DETROIT, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The $117 billion staffing industry is growing rapidly as more and more companies rely on highly skilled consultants to deliver their strategic initiatives and service. Those responsible for bringing that talent into their companies must develop new best practices and thought leadership to attract the best and the brightest. That talent pool is growing. According to a recent article in Forbes, one-third of Americans or 17 million people have...

2014-03-25 23:31:05

New laws will have huge ramifications for both small and large sized business owners. MinuteHound's software greatly assists with tracking time and attendance. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Source: NYTimes March 11, 2014 MinuteHound has been closely monitoring the president’s intent to force American businesses to restructure overtime to millions of workers. It’s reported the president will actually direct the Labor Department to change regulations, forcing a number of...

2014-02-12 08:34:29

TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second year in a row, Agile-1, a global workforce management solutions company, received recognition from BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), a leading global medical technology company, for providing exceptional performance. This year's award, Process Innovation - Regional Supplier of the Year, is based on Agile-1's superior performance, continuous improvement and customer service. Partnering with clients to help them achieve...

2013-12-31 23:03:04

The Complaint alleges that in this position, the named Plaintiff and those similarly situated actually performed non-exempt work. Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 On Friday, December 27, 2013, a field service specialist filed a Fair Labor Standards Act Complaint in federal court against QIAGEN, Inc. The named Plaintiff was employed by the company for several years prior to filing the collective action lawsuit. He filed his FLSA claims on behalf of himself and other “similarly...


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