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FLSA Salary Threshold May Rise

The Trump-era Department of Labor (DOL) raised the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) white-collar exemption salary threshold to $35,568 (annualized). Biden’s DOL  is now considering

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Rallying Around Retirement

The House of Representatives recently passed the Securing a Strong Retirement Act on an overwhelming and bipartisan vote of 414–5. Of note, the Act would

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The Great Extinction at IBM

A 2018 ProPublica investigation estimated that IBM terminated 20,000+ older workers (40+) in a five-year span. Unsurprisingly, a substantial amount of arbitration and litigation followed.

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Not a Model for the Future

A 2017 racial discrimination lawsuit between Tesla and a former employee, Owen Diaz, resulted in a substantial payout to Diaz (recently reduced to $15 million).

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