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New U.S. Fact Sheet Warns of Job Retaliation for Complaints

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Author: Leeds, Morelli & Brown, PC Carle Place, New York

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A new fact sheet from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division offers information about the prohibition of retaliating against any employee who has filed a complaint or cooperated in an investigation, according to lawyers at Leeds, Morelli & Brown LP, the Long Island law firm.

The division administers and enforces the Fair Labor Standards Act, the ..read more

Supreme Court Grants ‘Ministerial Exception’ to Employment Discrimination Laws

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Author: Jeffrey K.Brown, Leeds Morelli & Brown

A recent decision of the Supreme Court will drastically change the standard of employment laws with respect to religious groups.  For the first time, the Supreme Court has recognized a “ministerial exception” to employment discrimination laws.  The High Court has ruled churches and other religious groups must be free to choose and dismiss their leaders without government interference.  Chief Justice John Roberts, Jr., recognized the importance of the federal employment laws, however, he stated, ..read more