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Appellate Court Bars Re-litigation of Tax Exemption

Mon October 1, 2018 Publications

While Donnelly + Gross is known for its labor and employment law practice, we also represent organizations challenging the denial of property tax exemptions. This is one of those cases. Recently, the First District Court of Appeal upheld the doctrine of administrative finality (also known as decisional finality) and ruled […]

DOL Opinion Letters: Just Do the Research

Mon October 1, 2018 Publications

Wage and hour issues are generally mechanical, but there are interesting exceptions and obscure exemptions. That’s when Department of Labor opinion letters help. On August 28, 2018, four such letters were issued, favoring employers and affirming the importance of detailed factual and legal analysis when defending claims for overtime pay. […]

Florida Federal Court: DACA Discrimination Suit Can Proceed

Fri June 1, 2018 Publications

A Florida federal court recently denied a motion to dismiss filed by The Proctor & Gamble Company (“P&G”) and allowed a proposed class action complaint for alienage discrimination in employment to proceed. Rodriguez v. The Proctor & Gamble Company, Case Number 1:17-cv-2265 (S.D. Fla. March 30, 2018). The action was […]

Supreme Court Broadens Scope of FLSA Exemptions

Tue May 1, 2018 Publications

The Supreme Court recently increased the number of employees who are exempt from overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act by adopting a new relaxed standard of construction, a significant move favoring business. See Encino Motorcars, LLC v. Navarro, 584 U.S. (2018). The question before the high court was […]