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Department of Labor Revisits Tip Regulations

December 14, 2017 by Matthew G. Hawk, Associate

On December 4, 2017, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) announced proposed rulemaking regarding the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”)’s rules regarding tip-sharing.  The FLSA, codified at 29 U.S.C. § 201 et seq., provides that an employer can pay “tipped employees” at least $2.13...

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A Hazy Issue—Marijuana in Places of Public Accommodation

August 25, 2017 by Jason C. Taylor, Partner

As more states struggle with permitting and regulating the use of medical marijuana, businesses will need to make sure they are keeping up with the process and avoiding actions that can create exposure. Medical marijuana presents a unique issue, particularly based on the form of its use. Jason...

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McConnaughhay, Coonrod, Pope, Weaver & Stern, P.A. is pleased to announce the selection of two firm partners as 2017 Florida Super Lawyers. James N. Mcconnaughhay and R. Stephen Coonrod were selected as top practitioners in the area of workers' compensation defense. Only 5% of Florida...

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McConnaughhay, Coonrod, Pope, Weaver & Stern, P.A. is pleased to announce Taysha L. Carmody has become a shareholder of the firm.  Taysha joined the firm in 2003 and currently serves as the managing partner for the Ft. Lauderdale office.  She is a 2004 graduate of Florida State University...

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