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We’re less than 2 months into 2016, but the pace at which President Obama is advancing his workplace public policy priorities through the regulatory process can easily be referred to as an onslaught.  Nowhere is this more evident than in the proposed changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act overtime rules.  And, as  SHRM’s Director of Congressional and Legislative Affairs, I’ve heard so many of your voices load and clear.  

February 12, 2016

 

     

 

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February 12, 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

    

 

Sorry folks. That title is misleading. I did that to get your attention.

I also did it to explain a misconception.

Many employers are convinced that by electing to pay an employee a salary, they can actually eliminate their burden of overtime pay. That is flatly wrong. Wrong like “Cheech and Kong.”

Sometimes, non-exempt employees – employees who must be paid overtime – are paid salaries. They still have to get OT. 

January 15, 2016
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Colorado Companions for Elderly Entitled to Overtime Pay

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October 6, 2015
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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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SBA Criticizes Proposed Overtime Rule

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September 22, 2015
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Have you ever gone into a training seminar thinking “This is going to be a life changing!”? Well on that Wednesday morning in June at the Las Vegas SHRM Conference, I did not. The only thing on my mind at 7 a.m. was wishing I could afford the Starbucks on my per diem. Caffeinated or not, the MEGA session I attended would alter everything I would be doing for the next two months. 

September 15, 2015

Mass.: Employer's Timekeeping Failures Result in Trial of Overtime Claims

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September 11, 2015
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Chicago Police Officers' Overtime Lawsuit Has Wide Repercussions

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September 9, 2015

Proposed Overtime Rule's Salary Threshold Is Too High

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September 8, 2015
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Despite SHRM’s plea for more time to respond to the Department of Labor’s overtime proposal, the comment period on the proposed changes to the FLSA overtime rules is imminent….11:59pm EDT, September 4, to be exact!

September 2, 2015

Proposed Overtime Rule Will Result in Fewer Managers

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September 1, 2015
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Overtime Rule May Hurt Workplace Morale

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August 12, 2015

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

Contingency Planning Urged for Proposed Overtime Rule

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August 5, 2015
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Lawmakers, SHRM Seek Extension in Overtime Rule Comment Period

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July 29, 2015
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How Will DOL's Overtime Rules Apply to Nontraditional Work Hours?

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July 27, 2015
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