Tag Archives: Exemptions

Untangling Confusion about FLSA Exemptions for Highly Compensated Employees

The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals recently issued an interesting Fair Labor Standards Act decision. The case focused on who is and is not exempt from overtime requirements. And the result – as the court noted – is likely to … Continue reading

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Reasoned Debate on Religious Exemptions

John Corvino, Ryan T. Anderson & Sherif Girgis, Debating Religious Liberty and Discrimination (2017). Earl M. Maltz The tenor of the debate over the propriety of creating religious exemptions to generally applicable laws has changed dramatically in recent years. As … Continue reading

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FTC Report: Telemarketers Abuse the Do-Not-Call Rule’s Exemptions

Only a few days ago, my colleague Elizabeth Patton posted about the Federal Trade Commission’s release of its annual Data Book outlining the most recent statistical data about uses of the National Do Not Call Registry, a national database maintained … Continue reading

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EFF Asks Copyright Office to Improve Exemptions to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act

Washington, D.C.—The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) asked the Librarian of Congress today to limit the legal barriers people face when they want to repair and modify software-enabled products, so that they—not manufacturers— control the appliances, computers, toys, vehicles, and other products they own. In comments filed in Washington D.C. today, EFF … Continue reading

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Court Issues Nationwide Injunction Against Expanded ACA Contraceptive Mandate Exemptions

In Commonwealth of Pennsylvania v. Trump, (ED PA, Dec. 15, 2017), a Pennsylvania federal district court granted a nationwide preliminary injunction  against enforcement of the Interim Final Rules issued by the Trump Administration in October (see prior posting) expanding exemptions from … Continue reading

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