Rachel Schumacher

Rachel Schumacher

Focused on labor and employment law, Rachel Schumacher represents companies in federal and state litigation matters and counseling. She defends class and collective actions and individual claims of wage and hour violations, sexual harassment, age, disability, race and sex discrimination, failure to accommodate, whistleblower, and public policy wrongful discharge. Her work spans a variety of sectors, including transportation, retail, hospitality, private equity, start-up business, cannabis, and entertainment, among others.

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Employers Can Be Thankful: New Salary Regulation Delayed

Providing employers with a piece of good news, a Texas court has issued a nationwide preliminary injunction that delays the December 1 implementation of the controversial final rule that increased the salary level for exempt employees to $47,476, more than double what it had been. The court found that the 21 states challenging the rule showed both that they were … Continue Reading

Stay Ahead Of The Tides: The Ever Changing California Employment Landscape

Employers with California employees are already familiar with the particularities and unique challenges associated with doing business in this state. As other west coast states appear to be meeting or surpassing California’s previously employee-friendly landscape, California is stepping up its game with an ever-expanding list of new ordinances and regulations. In just the last few weeks, several cities have instituted … Continue Reading

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