Tag: United States Department of Labor

Fifth Circuit Grants Expedited Hearing on Overtime Rule

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Employers who opposed the federal minimum salary level increase to maintain overtime pay exemption under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) can rest a little easier this holiday season. It is now almost certain that the preliminary injunction precluding the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) from implementing the salary level changes to the federal overtime regulations, that would otherwise have nearly doubled the minimum salary level threshold for most exempt workers, will remain in effect until President-Elect Trump’s administration assumes control. Read More

EEOC Enforcement Guidance on Retaliation and Related Issues

Friday, September 2, 2016

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United States Department of Labor Q & A Concerning White Collar Overtime Final Rule

Friday, July 22, 2016

https://www.dol.gov/whd/overtime/final2016/faq.htm#G4 Read More

DOL Releases “Administrator’s Interpretation” on Independent Contractors vs. Employees

Monday, August 24, 2015

The National School Boards Association (NSBA) recently published a "Legal Clips" for its subscribers that discusses the U.S. Department of Labor’s new “Administrator’s Interpretation” on the status of workers as independent contractors versus employees, under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Read More

NPELRA Publishes Update Regarding Proposed Overtime Protection

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

The National Public Employer Labor Relations Association (NPELRA) recently published a Legislative Update for its members titled “President Obama Proposes Overtime Protections to Nearly 5 Million Workers”. Read More