On February 22, 2023, the US Supreme Court held in Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. v. Hewitt that an employee who was paid nearly $1,000 each day he worked was not exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and therefore owed overtime for the work he did. This case turned on an interpretation of the FLSA regulations, which exempt from the overtime requirement certain bona fide executive, administrative and professional employees.
Joseph K. Mulherin Joseph K. Mulherin focuses his practice on employment class action litigation, with a focus on defending employers against wage-and-hour and employment discrimination lawsuits. Joseph has successfully defended clients from a wide variety of industries, including health services, banking, finance, retail, manufacturing, hospitality, staffing, technology, logistics and construction. Read Joseph K. Mulherin's full bio. Barrick Bollman Barrick Bollman focuses his practice on various labor and employment issues. Previously, Barrick served as a law clerk to the Honorable Kenneth F. Ripple of the US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. While in law school, he served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Amy J. St. Eve of the US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Barrick was also an officer in Moot Court Society, placing second overall and winning best brief in the Appellate Lawyers Association Moot Court Competition. Read Barrick Bollman's full bio.