The 2016 Borrower Defense To Repayment Regulations (the “BDR Regulations”) were published in November 2016, but implementation was stayed until 2018.
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Ray Sanguinetti, of Rathje Woodward in Wheaton, will be used at a rate of $240 per hour, should the county need his services. His services will be used at the discretion of County Board Chairman Jim Olson, D-Seneca, but cannot exceed $10,000 without further committee approval.
Recently, a large contractor retained Rathje Woodward to file a complaint and seek a temporary restraining order following the resignation of a key employee who joined a competitor.
As summer approaches, recent changes to the tests as to whether Fair Labor Standards Act (wages/overtime) applies to interns are worth revisiting. The Department of Labor examines the “economic reality” of the relationship and who derives the primary benefit from that relationship to determine whether the intern should be paid as an employee.
The firm secured summary judgment worth over $2 million in Owners Ins. Co. v. Seamless Gutter Corp., an insurance coverage dispute pending in the Circuit Court of Cook County.
On March 7, 2019, The Department of Labor released its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that focuses on updating the minimum salary requirement for the FLSA white collar exemptions.