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On June 30, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) Wage and Hour Division proposed sweeping changes to the regulations that govern the white-collar overtime exemptions, to include raising the minimum salary level for exemption to $50,440 annually. The DOL is expected to announce the final rule by July 2016. 

April 19, 2016

      
 

2016 is shaping up to be a year of employee classification issues for employers. Between the classification problems within the gig economy and the Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) new overtime rules, many HR professionals’ “What keeps us up at night” list just got longer.

March 14, 2016

As we enter into the holiday time of the year I thought it would be constructive to address some myths about holiday pay. There are a lot of myths and misunderstandings that have developed about how and what people must be paid. Much of this comes from the past practices that people learned from working for unionized companies, nonunion companies trying to remain that way, or larger companies trying to compete for workers. Here are four common myths about holiday pay under the FLSA regarding paying employees.

November 6, 2015
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Over the past couple of weeks, we’ve been talking about the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) proposed changes to the overtime regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

August 6, 2015

FLSA Stifles Work Flexibility, HR Director Testifies

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June 12, 2015

Supreme Court to Review FLSA Collective Action

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June 10, 2015

Flooded Houston Faces FLSA Weather-Related Questions

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June 8, 2015
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Labor Laws Apply When Your Intern Is Really an Employee

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June 1, 2015

It seems that everyone wants a seat at the table these days, including college athletes. However, it’s not the boardroom table where they want a voice and a vote. It’s at the bargaining table.  

March 30, 2015

 

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DOL and Employers Can Work Together, Wage and Hour Administrator Says

By Joanne Deschenaux  3/24/2015

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March 25, 2015

 

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Quits Rate Continues to Rise, Signaling Worker Confidence

By Roy Maurer  3/11/2015

March 11, 2015

 

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Prepare for Imminent FLSA White-Collar Regulations

By Allen Smith  2/20/2015

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February 24, 2015
 

 

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Hackers Target Companies with Wire Transfer Fraud Scheme

Experts say executives need to be especially cautious

By Aliah D. Wright  1/30/2015

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February 2, 2015

 

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What HR Should Know About Anonymous Gossip App Memo

By Aliah D. Wright  1/26/2015

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January 29, 2015

An Aug. 4, 2014, settlement between the U.S. Department of Labor and LinkedIn illustrates that not training employees and managers on Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requirements may prove much costlier than providing the training in the first place.

LinkedIn agreed to pay $3.35 million in overtime back wages and $2.51 million in liquidated damages to 359 employees working at company branches in California, Illinois, Nebraska and New York. The Wage and Hour Division found that the company was in violation of overtime and record-keeping provisions of the FLSA.

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August 28, 2014
 
President Barack Obama signed a presidential memorandum on March 13, 2014, instructing the Secretary of Labor to update regulations regarding overtime protections. According to White House officials and a fact sheet that the White House released, the president’s memorandum will change the overtime laws so that a number of new workers would be entitled to overtime compensation.
 
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March 28, 2014
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It is anticipated that, yet this week, President Barack Obama will formally announce a proposed change to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to direct the Department of Labor to revamp its regulations to require overtime pay for several million exempt employees who are currently classified as “executive or professional.”

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March 13, 2014