Proposal Extends Medical Leave to Veterans' Families

According to the website Government Executive, a proposed amendment to the Family and Medical Leave Act would give family members of veterans the same leave afforded to family members of current military service members under the FMLA. The website reports that Labor Secretary Hilda L. Solis, along with first lady Michelle Obama, said the Labor Department is proposing statutory amendments …

Burger King Hit With Class Action Lawsuit for Unpaid Overtime and “Off The Clock” Work

According to waiterpay.com, a cashier who claims she was denied compensation for “off the clock” work and overtime at a Boynton Beach, Florida, Burger King restaurant, filed a class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, seeking to recover unpaid minimum and overtime wages under the wage-and-hour and anti-retaliation provisions of the Fair …