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  • Blog: From Briefs To BooksLincoln in the Bardo – by George SaundersPosted on May 8, 2017 by Patty Shlonsky
    “’bardo’ (noun) (in Tibetan Buddhism) a state of existence between death and rebirth, varying in length according to a person’s conduct in life, and manner of, or age at, death.” English Oxford Living Dictionaries. “Lincoln in the Bardo” is simply an extraordinary work of fiction, unlike anything else I have read. The novel starts out...… Continue Reading
  • Blog: Labor & Employment Law BlogIs “Comp-Time” in the Private Sector Just Over the Horizon?Posted on May 4, 2017 by Robert A. Boonin
    Earlier this week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed, by a 229-197 margin, the Working Families Flexibility Act (HR 1180). The Act, if passed by the Senate and signed by the President, will introduce the concept of “compensatory time” (a/k/a “comp-time”) to the private sector workplace. Under the Fair Labor Standards Act, comp-time has existed in the public sector for many decades, but absent the passage of this Act, it is not permissible in the private sector. Read More › Tags: Labor Law, Wage and Hour

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