The New White Collar Overtime Exemption Rule

The New White Collar Overtime Exemption Rule The U.S. Department of Labor has released the final version of its “white collar” overtime exemption rule, which raises the minimum salary threshold required to qualify for the Fair Labor Standards Act’s “white collar” exemptions to $47,476 per year (or $913 per week). The new exemption threshold is more […]

Sweepstakes Disclaimers: The Small Print Matters

Sweepstakes Disclaimers: The Small Print Matters   Sweepstakes, contests, and similar promotions can be an extraordinarily effective tool to create brand awareness and attracting new customers lured by the possibility of winning a prize. Although the upside of sweepstakes are clear, many businesses ignore the potential downside.  All sweepstakes and contests must comply with various statutes, […]

More on the Enforceability of Online Agreements

More on the Enforceability of Online Agreements As detailed in a previous post, the terms and conditions of service posted on your website constitute a binding obligation if (and only if) the consumer is made aware of their existence, and affirmatively assets to the terms (i.e., by checking a box).  This requirement is further illustrated by a […]