Federal Court Delays Implementation of New DOL Overtime Rules

November 22nd, 2016

On November 22, 2016, a judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas issued a preliminary injunction blocking the Department of Labor (“DOL”) from implementing its new regulations on “white collar” exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”). These new regulations, which previously were to take effect on December 1, 2016, would have raised the salary threshold for the “white collar” exemption to $47,476 annually (increased from $23,600).

Although the court only issued a preliminary injunction, the implementation date of the regulations is delayed until the court takes further action which may include the

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BYOD – What Employers Need to Know About ‘Bring Your Own Device’ Policies

Attorneys Larry Kunin and John Yates discuss the importance of a Bring Your Own Device policies and address frequently asked questions about data ownership.



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Employment Agreements – Key Information for Startups

The Morris, Manning & Martin Startup Video Series is designed to answer key questions often asked by entrepreneurs. In this video, MMM Employment Law Partner Brian Harris answers the questions:

  • Do I need an employment agreement for myself and future members of my team?
  • What issues should I consider regarding existing agreements I may have with a current employer or third party?


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4 Lessons CIOs Can Learn From the Target Breach

March 20th, 2014

Retail giant Target made headlines after announcing that 110 million Americans were affected by a massive data breach at its stores. If you want to avoid the same fate, pay attention to these four lessons learned in the wake of the Target breach.

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Employers May Be Liable for Reading Employees’ Personal Emails on Company Devices

August 16th, 2013

Email Privacy

by Brian Harris

On June 5, 2013, a federal court in Ohio ruled that Verizon Wireless may be liable under the federal Stored Communications Act (“SCA”) and Ohio tort law. The case is based on a former employee’s allegations that, after she returned her company-issued Blackberry, her Verizon supervisor read 48,000 emails on a personal Gmail account that remained on the device. In denying Verizon’s motion to dismiss, the court was particularly concerned about the large quantity of personal emails the supervisor read, and the likelihood that some

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