Summary: The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced on March 7, 2019 a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that would raise the minimum salary threshold for exempt employees while making more American workers eligible for overtime. The DOL projects that the new regulations will take effect in January 2020.
Summary: When the California Legislature session closed early Saturday morning, several important employment bills made their way to the desk of Governor Jerry Brown for either a signature or veto. Governor Brown has until October 15th to sign or veto the bills.
Summary: On August 31, 2017, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas held that the Department of Labor (DOL) exceeded the authority delegated to it by Congress when they increased the minimum salary for the Executive, Administrative, and Professional exemptions under the FLSA to $913 per week.
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.”
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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