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Is it really any wonder that employers sometimes can't get the answer right?  How can we when the answer to the same question either changes from the same agency, depending upon which political party is in power or varies depending upon the source being asked.  

July 3, 2017

By Tiffany Bloyer

It isn’t every day when a Human Resources Director from a small local government in Pennsylvania travels to Washington, DC.  But, that opportunity presented itself to me and two other HR advocates earlier this month.  

May 6, 2016

 

     
 

These days (like many of my peers here in Washington!) I am working overtime on the Department of Labor’s (DOL) proposal to change the #overtime regulations, which is now under final review.  This regulation from Washington is a classic example of the law of unintended consequences.

Let me explain.

April 7, 2016

       
 

With 2016 underway, the first order of business for many employers includes bracing ourselves for the looming rollout of the Department of Labor’s revised overtime regulations.  Informed and responsible businesses are undertaking due diligence.  Armed with employee rosters, job descriptions, and payroll data, we meet and discuss time studies, staffing patterns, budgets, and contract obligations. 

January 28, 2016

To-Do List in Response to Proposed Overtime Rule

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September 29, 2015
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Halliburton Revealed Overtime Errors to DOL, Socked with Huge Settlement

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September 28, 2015
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SHRM: Proposals for 'Blacklisting' Executive Order Are Costly

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September 4, 2015
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More Overtime Due? DOL Narrows Independent Contractor Classification

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July 16, 2015
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Fiduciary Standard for Advisers Sparks Contentious Debate

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June 19, 2015

New Guidelines Clarify Contractors' Reportable Safety Violations

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June 2, 2015
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We have heard it before.  The proposed regulatory changes to the white collar exemption are  “imminent.”  And, then they were delayed.

Well, the regulations were sent by the  DOL to the OMB.  The conventional wisdom is that they will be published on June 18, 2015 (I suspect so the DOL can say “Spring”).

We know the purpose and effect of the proposed regulations will be to increase the number of individuals who are non-exempt.  At a minimum, exempt status will carry a heavier price tag.

June 2, 2015

DOL Seeks Comments on Proposed Retirement Advice Rule

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April 16, 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

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) held a listening session with Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) officials and members on overtime regulations, which the Labor Department is considering amending, on May 20, 2014.

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June 4, 2014
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