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Tim Coffield, attorney, covers the Supreme Court case of Connick v. Myers and its implications for First Amendment speech by public employees.
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Tim Coffield, an attorney in Charlottesville, VA, on the case of Genesis Healthcare v. Symczyk.
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Tim Coffield, a Charlottesville-based attorney, covers the SCOTUS case of Falk v. Brennan and its impact on the interpretation of the law of employment and control.
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In Christensen v. Harris County, 529 U.S. 576 (2000), the Supreme Court held that the Fair Labor Standards Act does not prohibit public employers from compelling employees to use compensatory time. Tim Coffield, attorney, explores this ruling.
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Tim Coffield, a Charlottesville-based attorney, explores the Principal Activities Law.
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The Fair Labor Standards Act requires employers to pay minimum wages and overtime wages based on time worked by covered employees. Oftentimes, an employee has to spend time waiting to put equipment, walking to a worksite, or doing other preshift tasks necessary to perform her job. Is the employee entitled to compensation under the FLSA for that...
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