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Working Families Flexibility Act - Overtime or Comp Time?

  • By Poms Connects
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  • May 02, 2017

Summary: As we all know, a private employer must pay a non-exempt overtime for hours worked over 40 hours in a work week, and offering comp time in lieu of overtime is not allowed under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Well, that may change with a new provision being considered by the U.S. House of Representatives as part of the “Working Families Flexibility Act of 2017.”
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Topics: Wage and Hour Law, Overtime, FLSA

USDOL To Appeal FLSA Overtime Exemption Rules Injunction

  • By Steve Meilleur
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  • Dec 03, 2016

Summary: On December 1, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) filed a notice with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit announcing its intent to challenge a Texas district court’s issuance of a nationwide preliminary injunction blocking the implementation of revised overtime regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
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Topics: Wage and Hour Law, Overtime, FLSA, Exempt Status, Department of Labor DOL