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Federal Court Blocks Overtime Rule

November 23, 2016 In a stunning decision, yesterday a federal judge in Texas issued a nationwide injunction blocking the Department of Labor’s new overtime rule. The DOL’s rule, which was set to go into effect on December 1, would have more than doubled the minimum...

Defense Verdict Obtained in Nuisance Trial

Morris Laing Wichita attorneys Ryan Peck and Will Wohlford successfully defended a beef slaughterhouse against nuisance claims by 14 plaintiffs who live in a neighborhood adjacent to the slaughterhouse. The plaintiffs alleged that the operation of the slaughterhouse...

Kansas Employment Law: Emergencies & Handgun Policies

April 7, 2016 Emergencies in the Workplace In light of the recent tragedies, you may be wondering what policies, if any, you should have in place to deal with not only workplace violence, but other types of emergencies such as those related to weather or a fire. We...