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David Zoeller Blog Posts

Attorney Zoeller Quoted in Washington Post Article on Reform of Rules Regarding Who is Considered Exempt From Overtime

October 10, 2014

Attorney David Zoeller quoted in Washington Post story on low pay for retail store managers. The story highlights the need for DOL reform in who is considered exempt from overtime. Information on proposed DOL rule making can be found in this blog post by Attorney Zoeller.... more->>

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Court Grants Final Approval For Settlement On Behalf Of Security Officers Required To Attend Unpaid Training

October 09, 2014

Judge William Conley has granted final approval to a $150,000 settlement on behalf of security officers working for Total Security Management in Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, and Arizona. Hawks Quindel, S.C. brought this case in 2012 on behalf of workers who provide security services. These security officers were required to attend training without compensation. Settlement funds will ... more->>

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Hawks Quindel Sponsoring and Participating in 2014 NAMI Dane County

September 16, 2014

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) strives to improve the lives of people living with mental health issues in the United States by advocating and supporting access to treatment and community through grassroots organizing. At noon on Sunday, October 5, 2014, Hawks Quindel team members will proudly walk 5 kilometers to help raise awareness and erase the stigma of mental illness by ... more->>

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Court allows sales representatives in Wyndham's Wisconsin Dells location to pursue off the clock claims collectively

August 14, 2014

The attorneys at Hawks Quindel and Nichols Kaster announce a significant development in an unpaid wage class action brought on behalf of sales representatives employed by Wyndham Vacation Resorts (Wyndham), after a federal district court in Madison granted the plaintiffs' request for conditional class status. The case was initially filed in June 2013 by two former sales representatives who had ... more->>

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Attorneys Halstead and Zoeller to Present at Health, Labor, and Employment Law Institute

August 07, 2014

Attorneys Aaron Halstead and David Zoeller will be among the presenters at the Health, Labor, and Employment Law Institute in Wisconsin Dells on August 21 and 22. The third annual Institute from State Bar of Wisconsin provides comprehensive information for judges, lawyers, legal staff, and other legal professionals to stay current on new developments for their health, labor, or employment law ... more->>

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Department of Labor Likely to Increase the Salary Amount Requirement for the FLSA’s White Collar Exemptions

May 08, 2014
by David Zoeller

President Obama recently announced his intention to ask the Department of Labor to update aspects of the DOL’s enforcement of the Fair Labor Standards Act, which, in part, dictates which workers qualify for overtime pay. Even Salaried Workers Must Be Paid Overtime Unless They Are “Exempt” A popular misconception about overtime pay is that anyone receiving a salary, or any form of compensation ... more->>

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Contingent Fee Representation Helps Those Who Can’t Afford a Lawyer

May 06, 2014
by David Zoeller

Few people have the means to pay an attorney’s hourly rate for representation in a social security matter. This is especially the case with injured workers with limited (if any) income sources. However, you CAN hire an attorney to help fight your social security denial without any up-front payment and limited financial risk. Only Pay Legal Fees if You Win Your Social Security Disability Claim ... more->>

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I Can No Longer Work, Should I Apply for SSDI Benefits?

February 21, 2014
by David Zoeller

If you are injured and can no longer perform the duties of your current occupation, you face a number of difficult choices. One of the most important decisions you will need to make is whether or not to attempt to continue in the workforce, to apply for SSDI benefits, or in some instances, to take social security retirement or early retirement benefits. If You Apply for SSDI Benefits, Will You ... more->>

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Super Lawyers Recognizes Eleven Hawks Quindel Attorneys

January 02, 2014

Hawks Quindel, S.C. is pleased to announce that Super Lawyers, a rating service of outstanding lawyers who have achieved a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement, has named four of the firm’s attorneys as Super Lawyers and seven as Rising Stars for 2013. Super Lawyers uses a patented process to create a list of exceptional attorneys, which those seeking legal counsel can ... more->>

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Court Grants Conditional Class Certification for TSM Protection Officers

August 30, 2013

On August 19, 2013, Judge William Conley certified at nationwide class of TSM Protection officers. The Plaintiffs in the case allege that TSM failed to provide them compensation for their attendance at TSM training sessions. Class members will have until November 13, 2013 to return a signed consent form if they desire to join the action. A copy of the Notice sent to class members and the consent ... more->>

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