Entries by Christopher Copeland

Youth Services International Suit from Whistleblowers who were Blackballed

WEST PALM BEACH – When County Commissioner Shelly Vana last year began gathering evidence of abuse and mismanagement at the Palm Beach County Juvenile Correctional Facility, she wasn’t acting alone. Employees, concerned about the welfare of 118 teenage boys housed in the detention center, provided information that she credited with spurring Youth Services International to […]

New Federal Overtime Regulations. Are You Ready?

On May 18th 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued its Final Rule updating its regulations to increase the salary threshold required to qualify for the federal Fair Labor Standards Act’s “white collar” exemptions. The DOL estimates that the updated regulations, which more than double the minimum salary for a white collar exemption to […]

Welcome to my new Employment Law Website

We have, once again, updated our employment law website. This was done in order to better provide our clients with relevant, helpful employment related articles. In addition, we wanted to provide our new and potential clients with quick and easy access to our firm. Couple all this with a new, more modern design and images […]