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Telecom Collection Fee Deemed Legal

On July 19, 2019,  in Richardson v. Diversified Consultants, Inc. (DCI), Judge Robert M. Dow, Jr. from the N.D. of Ill. granted DCI's motion for summary judgment, and denied plaintiff's motion, on plaintiff's claim that an 18% collection fee for Verizon Wireless violated the FDCPA and the Illinois Collection Agency Act. 

News You Can Use: Are You in Compliance with These New Employment Laws?

It has been a busy summer in the employment law world. Companies doing business in California, Connecticut, Nevada, New York, Oregon, New York City, San Antonio, and Dallas should become familiar with these legal updates:


Think your employees are earning "Discretionary Bonuses"? Think again.

We've received many questions regarding the Department of Labor's (DOL) proposed rule regarding "discretionary bonuses" in relation to an employee's overtime (OT) rate.



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