Working at sea is dangerous. It is an environment where injuries can occur in seconds. Because of this danger, individual seamen attached to a ship’s crew have access to specific legal remedies for injuries. These include maintenance, cure, and unearned wages...
Peg Sheahan named Lawyer of the Year, Employment Law-Individuals
Congratulations to Peg Sheahan for being voted 2018 Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers, in the Employment Law-Individuals category for the New Haven Metro Area. https://www.bestlawyers.com/lawyers/margaret-m-sheahan/122627
Supreme Court declares exemptions to FLSA no longer narrowly construed against the employer
Owners of car dealerships around the country are celebrating the Supreme Court’s ruling in Encino Motorcars, LLC v. Navarro, No. 16-1362. The question before the Court was whether service advisors, are exempt from receiving overtime compensation under 29 U.S.C. §...