Blog Entries - Employment
Are you a non-exempt hourly employee or a non-exempt employee on a sales commission? Have you been required to work “off the clock”? Does your manager or supervisor pressure you into underreporting your hours or changing your timecards to avoid having to pay overtime? If so, your rights under the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) may well have been violated.
After seven years of service to her job, Plaintiff Jena McClellan announced to her employer that she was pregnant. About three months later, she was bullied into signing a severance agreement.
On the day of her termination, the company’s president called her into his office, closed the door behind her, and presented her with an agreement. He said that she “needed to sign then if [she] wanted any severance.”
The Intra-Corporate Conspiracy Doctrine and Claims for Conspiracies Under 42 U.S.C. 1985(3) in the Sixth Circuit
In the context of an employment discrimination case, the intra-corporate conspiracy doctrine will make it difficult for a plaintiff to establish the existence of a conspiracy involving two or more persons employed by the same corporation or organization.