Update: On November 22, 2016, a federal judge blocked these overtime rules, issuing a preliminary injunction based on a likelihood of success on the merits that the overtime rule exceeds the Department of Labor's authority.
By firing more than 100 workers with no prior notice this week as part of its acquisition and closing of the 123-year-old Tampa Tribune, did the owners of the Tampa Bay Times violate federal law? And if so, could the Times be liable for damages totaling hundreds of thousands of dollars, if not into the millions?
The Boards of Directors for the National Press Photographers Association and the National Press Photographers Foundation are scheduled to meet on Friday, August 8, 2014, at the Palm Beach Photographic Centre in West Palm Beach, FL.
Greg Smith, the Business Practices Chair for the National Press Photographers Association, will be honored by the International Photographic Council (IPC) as one of the IPC's 2014 Leadership Award recipients this Thursday in New York.