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The attorneys at Morningstar Law Group are leaders who are frequently asked to share their legal insights and expertise. Here is a sampling of the wisdom our attorneys are sharing at industry conferences, in published articles, and at continuing legal education events.

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2019 CLE: Issue-Spotting on Background Checks

May 10, 2019

At Morningstar Law Group’s annual CLE program, Amie Carmack andEric R. Hunt addressed current issues related to contracting with third parties to perform background and other checks on prospective employees and contractors. Click here to review their presentation.

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2019 CLE: Arbitration in a Nutshell

May 10, 2019

At Morningstar Law Group’s annual CLE program, Amie Carmack and Hank Gates provided practical tips for increasing the advantages of arbitration, advice on drafting enforceable arbitration provisions in employment agreements, and tips on procedure under the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”). Click here to review their presentation.

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NEW YORK INCREASE IN EXEMPT EMPLOYEE SALARY THRESHOLD 

November 20, 2018

New York has recently increased the required salary basis threshold for executive and administrative employees to be classified as exempt from minimum wage and overtime purposes. To remain exempt, in addition to meeting the duties test for their applicable exempt category, their base salaries must meet the applicable new salary basis threshold by the end […]

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A TEXAS FEDERAL JUDGE HAS SUSPENDED NEW OVERTIME REGS EXEMPT EMPLOYEE SALARY THRESHOLD INCREASES ON HOLD

November 23, 2016

A Texas United States District Court Judge issued a nationwide preliminary injunction yesterday afternoon (Tuesday, November 22), preventing the U.S. Department of Labor from implementing the new overtime rules set to take effect next week, on Thursday, December 1, 2016, requiring a minimum annual salary of $47,476 for employees to qualify for white collar exemptions […]

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Update OSHA Reporting Procedures Now! OSHA Final Rule on Electronic Submission of Workplace Injury and Illness Reports Takes Effect January 1, 2017

October 5, 2016

By Amie Carmack The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s long-awaited final rule on electronic submission of workplace injury and illness reports takes effect on January 1, 2017 and will be phased in over two years. The new rule requires that establishments with at least 250 employees submit electronic copies of all of their illness reports, logs […]

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Morningstar Law Group CLE 2016

February 16, 2016

Morningstar Law Group CLE: Current Topics for the Busy In-House LawyerFebruary 11, 2016 at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park Morningstar Law Group CLE 2016 from MorningstarLaw

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Workplace Law Training - Are you prepared?

September 2, 2015

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