The Firm will also be welcoming Ms. Charlotte Smith as an Associate Attorney later this summer. She is a recent graduate from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law. Ms. Smith was managing editor for the North Carolina Journal of International Law along with having several of her own publications. She [..]
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The Law Offices of Gilda A, Hernandez, PLLC is proud to announce the hiring of two summer associates for the summer of 2018. Robert Tucci is a rising third-year law student at Wake Forest University School of Law. He received the CALI (highest grade) Award in several courses and is a member of the Wake [..]
Ms. Hernandez will be a guest speaker at the Wage Theft Conference in Raleigh, NC in November 2017.
Ms. Hernandez will be a guest speaker at the Labor Rights Week event, hosted by the Mexican Consulate in Raleigh, in August 2017.
On May 15, 2017, the United States Supreme Court declined to review a case in which the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that “cash-in-lieu of benefits payments” must be included in overtime calculations. By declining to review, the Supreme Court leaves intact the Ninth Circuit ruling. The city of San Gabriel had provided a [..]
The Law Offices of Gilda A. Hernandez, PLLC is proud to announce the hiring of two summer associates for the summer of 2017. Thomas Zamadics, a rising second-year law student at the University of North Carolina School of Law, is President of the UNC Labor & Employment Law Association, and is interested in practicing employment [..]
Ms. Hernandez will be a guest speaker at the Litigating Wage & Hour Cases: Challenges & Opportunities Conference in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area in March 2017.
Ms. Hernandez will be a guest speaker at the 32nd Annual North Carolina/South Carolina Labor and Employment Conference in Asheville, NC in October 2016.
Ms. Hernandez will be a guest speaker at the National Employment Lawyers’ Association Annual Convention in Los Angeles in June 2016.
As of January 1, 2015, twenty-nine states have minimum wage requirements higher than the federal-mandated $7.25 per hour. Ten states – Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Rhode Island, Vermont, and West Virginia – along with the District of Columbia increased their minimum wage effective January 1, 2015. New York raised its minimum wage on [..]