Former Amazon Warehouse Manager Sues for Overtime Wages

June 11, 2017

The suit, filed in Contra Costa County Superior Court, says that Amazon improperly classified Michael Ortiz as exempt from overtime in violation of California labor regulations. Ortiz’s lawyer, Scott Cole, said he would seek class-action status for […]

NYT Editorial: How to Help Working People

December 5, 2016

The fate of the Obama-era labor reforms is in the hands of President-elect Donald Trump. What he decides to do will affect the pay and working conditions of tens of millions of people, making those decisions far more consequential […]

EPI: Ruling Against Overtime is Wrong in So Many Ways

November 30, 2016

“Judge Amos Mazzant’s opinion to block the Department of Labor’s new overtime rule is poorly reasoned and factually inaccurate,” writes Ross Eisenberry for The Economic Policy Institute. “Judge Mazzant does not know the history of the […]

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