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Southern District Judge McMahon: Junior Accountants Are Exempt “Professionals”

FLSA litigation generally moves from industry-to-industry, and, in the most recent wave of litigation, one of the hardest hit industries has been the accounting profession, particularly the “big four” accounting firms, which have been subjected to large-scale challenges of their classification of junior accountants as exempt. Typically, these individuals hold accounting degrees and work on massive … Continue Reading

DOL Initiates “We Can Help” Campaign Aimed at Increasing Enforcement

Yesterday the United States Department of Labor (DOL) gave another indication that it is preparing to ramp up enforcement efforts, in the form of its We Can Help campaign. We Can Help is designed to educate workers about their rights under the Fair Labor Standards Act. The campaign includes, among other features, a separate website with links … Continue Reading