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Edited by attorneys in the trenches of employment law changes, Federal Employment Law Insider provides you with advance warning on upcoming federal regulations, legislation, and court decisions.
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Revised overtime classifications, proposals to allow payment of overtime in leave hours, and FMLA regulations are just some of the recent issues demanding your time and attention. And new issues are constantly emerging! That's why you need the unique perspective found in each fast-read Federal Employment Law Insider issue.
In this video, Emily Bristol of Fortney Scott—who frequently contributes articles and analyses about federal contractor issues for the Federal Employment Law Insider—explains how pending OFCCP regulations related to employee compensation and discrimination can have a direct impact on what contractors experience in the audit process.
David S. Fortney is the co-founder of Fortney & Scott, LLC, a law firm in Washington, D.C., that focuses on workplace-related matters, including labor and employment, government contracting, and taxes. He has a broad-based practice representing and counseling employers and executives in employment and labor matters. He frequently represents clients before the U.S. Department of Labor's agencies, the EEOC, and the NLRB.
Mr. Fortney previously served as the chief legal officer of the U.S. Department of Labor during the first Bush Administration. As Acting Solicitor of Labor, he was responsible for enforcing more than 140 workplace laws and managing an agency with 800 attorneys and support staff. He advised Secretaries of Labor Elizabeth Dole and Lynn Martin and the DOL agencies on a broad range of legal, policy, legislative, regulatory, and enforcement issues.
Mr. Fortney has testified before the U.S. Congress three times, most recently on behalf of the national employers' Overtime Coalition in support of DOL issuing revised FLSA white-collar exemption regulations.
Mr. Fortney is a frequent lecturer and writer on employment-related topics, including appearances on CNN and Fox News. Mr. Fortney was the co-author of the Military Leave Compliance Kit (2001) and lead author of the Guide to Employee Leave (1997)
Judith Kramer has a broad-based practice in labor and employment law. She has 25 years of experience with the U.S. Department of Labor, where she served for 16 years as Deputy Solicitor for Planning and Coordination, the highestranking career employee in the Office of the Solicitor. She oversaw a staff of approximately 500 attorneys and provided legal advice to the Solicitor of Labor and other high-ranking Department of Labor officials on matters relating to wage and hour laws, civil rights and affirmative action, occupational safety and health, mine safety and health, black lung and longshore benefits, and administrative law.
Ms. Kramer served as Acting Solicitor of Labor on several occasions during both Republican and Democratic Administrations. She is the recipient of numerous awards and honors, including the Philip Arnow Award, the highest award conferred by the Department of Labor. Before joining the Department of Labor, Ms. Kramer served as a trial and appellate attorney in the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. She argued a number of cases before various courts of appeals in cases arising under the Fair Housing Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Voting Rights Act and other federal civil rights statutes.
Federal Employment Law Insider provides you with advance warning and true behind-the-scenes intelligence on upcoming federal regulations, legislation, and court decisions. You'll get guidance and analysis you can use to monitor your policies, lobby your representatives, and remain atop your increasingly complex profession.
You'll learn how to:
From revised overtime classifications to proposals to allow payment of overtime in leave hours to complex FMLA regulations, there are tons of issues demanding your time and attention -- and new issues are constantly emerging! That's why you need the unique perspective found in each fast-read Federal Employment Law Insider issue.
Federal Employment Law Insider gives you a significant advantage in preparing for changes coming from the nation's capital.