• Legislative Wrap-Up - What You Need to Know

    July 24, 2019
    In the legal world, summer signals the end of several important seasons. The U.S. Supreme Court ends its spring term in June by issuing opinions before it breaks for summer vacation. The Arkansas Legislature wrapped up its 92nd General Assembly on April 24, 2019, and most statutes passed during session go into effect on today (Wednesday, July 24, 2019.) Keep reading for our Supreme Court and legislative updates which highlight the major opinions and legislative updates affecting employment law.
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    Attorneys Honored by Pulaski County Bar

    May 24, 2019
    Attorneys Michael S. Moore and Allison C. Pearson, both in the labor and employment practice group at Friday, Eldredge & Clark, were honored last night at the Pulaski County Bar Association’s (PCBA) Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner.
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    EEO-1 Reports: What You Could Be Doing Wrong and How to Fix It

    May 15, 2019
    By Michael S. Moore As a result of a recent court opinion, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is enforcing the requirement that employers with 100 or more employees (or more than 50 employees if a federal contractor) file detailed data on wages and hours worked.
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    In Favor of Arbitration: Supreme Court Rules Class Arbitration Provision Must be Express

    May 14, 2019
    By Allison C. Pearson The U.S. Supreme Court issued its opinion in Lamps Plus, Inc. et al. v. Varela on April 24, 2019 (No. 17-988). The Lamps Plus opinion continues this court’s trend of favoring and enforcing arbitration agreements under the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) and has potentially broad implications beneficial to employers.
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    Chambers USA Releases 2019 Rankings

    May 7, 2019
    Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP is pleased to announce that 26 attorneys are recognized as “Leaders in Their Field” in eight practice areas in the 2019 Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.
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    DOL’s Proposed Rule Addresses Overtime Pay

    April 18, 2019
    On March 28, 2019, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued its second proposed rule change to overtime pay in less than three weeks. This proposed change relates to the definition of the regular rate of pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), which affects how overtime is calculated.
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    Updates to the DOL’s Tip-Credit Guidance and a Word of Caution

    April 18, 2019
    By Allison C. Pearson In February 2019, the Department of Labor’s (DOL) Wage and Hour Division updated its Field Operations Handbook (FOH), which provides guidance for how the DOL interprets and applies its regulations.
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