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New York, NY (Law Firm Newswire) November 07, 2019 – Lipsky Lowe LLP partner, Douglas Lipsky, was quoted in a recent Teen Vogue feature article about minimum wage rules for college students. The article notes that students who work on campus in many states can be paid less than the state minimum wage when working on campus. Generally, nonprofit educational organizations are exempt from certain provisions of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) when hiring student workers. The exemption allows these employers to pay full-time students “subminimum wage” for on campus work. That rate is set at 75 percent […]


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New York, NY (Law Firm Newswire) January 25, 2019 – “Salt Bae,” a restaurant on West 53rd Street, known as much for its social media celebrities as for its steak, has been accused of taking advantage of its workers by not paying appropriate overtime wages, withholding tips, and denying meal breaks. A former waiter at the restaurant is being represented by the well-known Manhattan employment law firm of Lipsky Lowe LLP in a lawsuit filed recently against Nusr-Et Gökçe, the owner of Salt Bae. Gökçe has an international chain of steakhouses, popular in part due to Instagram videos that went […]


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Charleston, W.Va. (Law Firm Newswire) July 2, 2013 – Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC (Spilman) announced that nearly 200 business leaders from the Appalachian region gathered today for the firm’s Regional SuperVision™ symposium, which focused on providing the keys to manage the most problematic human capital issues. This record attendance is likely caused by the “shifting-sand” set of challenges, brought on by ever-changing federal and state laws and regulations, facing businesses today. “The business climate created by things such as the Affordable Care Act, social media and smartphones is a virtual minefield for today’s companies,” said Eric W. Iskra, chair […]


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