Judge suspends rule expanding overtime for millions of workers; Rose Law Group employment law attorney David Weissman analyzes the situation

By Noam Scheiber | The New York Times A federal judge in Texas issued a nationwide injunction on Tuesday against an Obama administration regulation expanding by millions the number of workers who would be eligible for time-and-a-half overtime pay. The regulation was scheduled to take effect on Dec. 1. It would raise the salary limit below which workers automatically qualified …

White House increases overtime eligibility by millions; good, bad news for employers, says David Weissman, Rose Law Group employment lawyer

By Noam Scheiber | The New York Times The Obama administration, in a far-reaching effort to improve the lot of workers that has ignited criticism from business groups, announced on Tuesday that it was making millions more employees eligible for overtime pay. Under the new regulation to be issued by the Labor Department on Wednesday, most salaried workers earning up …

Rose Law Group employment attorney David Weissman speaks to the subject of workers on medical marijuana

Emily Overholt of Phoenix Business Journal reported Friday that with more than 36,500 Arizonans armed with medical marijuana patient cards, employers must figure out how to ensure their employees are not impaired on the job. Existing state laws set specific guidelines for employers to drug-test both applicants and employees. If employers follow these laws, they should be protected from discrimination …

Rose Law Group Partner Ryan Hurley speaking at the Arizona In-Home Care Association conference regarding medical marijuana and employment issues surrounding it

AZNHA’s 4th Annual Symposium — August 13, 2014 “Honoring the Past – Embracing the Present – Influencing the Future” AZNHA’s 2014 Annual Symposium will be held on August 13, at the DoubleTree by Hilton, Tempe. Our annual event has grown significantly over the past three years and our expectations for 2014 is even better. It is AZNHA’s goal to provide …

Recap of Rose Law Group Employment attorney David Weissman participating in August Lawyers on Call public service program

The State Bar of Arizona, azcentral.com and 12 News hosted the Lawyers on Call public service program on Tuesday, August 5, 2014. Volunteers, including Rose Law Group employment law attorney David Weissman, answered viewers’ calls regarding their employment and labor law issues. The following is a recap of the program. The volunteer attorneys answered 64 calls on callers’ employment and …