Liz Overton recently discussed the latest blow suffered by Wal-Mart on wage and hour claims over on the Iowa Law Blog.

I predict It’s only a matter of time before wage and hour class action claims impact more mid-sized and smaller companies.  It’s the one area where plaintiff’s attorneys are experiencing success.   

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Pennsylvania employment lawyer Michael Moore has an excellent post on Five Things Every HR Generalist Should Know about Retaliation Claims.  Michael notes that the number of retaliation claims rose 18% in 2007 to a record high, doubling since 1992.  His post covers the following areas:

  • What is unlawful retaliation?
  • What is "Adverse Action" by