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Dean Mead’s Tax Department handles tax planning issues for businesses and individuals.  The attorneys in our department have extensive experience in a full range of…

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FLSA and Wage/Hour

Well versed in the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), in addition to related wage and hour laws, Dean Mead provides value by auditing job descriptions and pay policies to ensure each client’s work force is properly classified and paid in compliance with the law. We respond to wage and hour audits with the Department of Labor and, when necessary, defend our clients against complaints and in litigation brought to recover unpaid minimum wages and/or overtime under the Equal Pay Act. As a guiding principle, we are conscious of the toll on the client in expense and time; therefore, we endeavor to provide efficient and cost-effective service through appropriate litigation strategies.


The U.S. Department of Labor recently introduced new rules for classifying white-collar workers as exempt from overtime under the Executive, Administrative, and Professional (EAP) exemptions found in the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Labor and employment attorney, Nicky Mooney, discusses the new rules that are mandated to take effect on December 1st. They will have a significant impact on your business and here’s what you need to know.

US Department of Labor Overtime Rules – What are the Impacts to Your Business?