On May 18, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor issued the final version of an anticipated overtime exemption rule, more than doubling the minimum salary threshold required to qualify for the Fair Labor Standard Act’s Executive, Administrative and Professional exemptions (the “white collar” ... Read More »
The Second Circuit recently revived a class action lawsuit against hospitals and Healthport Technologies, a medical records company, for charging excessive fees for medical records. The lawsuit was brought by clients of Nichols Kaster on behalf of other individuals who were allegedly routinely ... Read More »
Google has announced a change to its policies in respect to advertising for payday loans. Starting July 13, 2016, Google will no longer allow ads for loans due within 60 days or with an APR of 36% or more. Nichols Kaster, PLLP urges other companies to take similar measures to prevent consumers ... Read More »
Nichols Kaster is pleased to welcome its new attorneys. Robert Schug, former director of litigation at the Impact Fund, has re-joined Nichols Kaster’s wage & hour class action team in Minneapolis, Jacob Schutz, a former associate at Hessian & McKasy has joined Nichols Kaster’s ERISA class action ... Read More »
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau recently proposed a new rule that would restore access to the justice system for many consumers harmed by the financial industry. The proposed rule is promulgated pursuant to the CFPB’s regulatory power under the Dodd-Frank Act, and contains two key ... Read More »
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