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Nov
22

Will Trump trump the new overtime rules?

See update to this post.

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Sep
21

States file suit over new overtime regulations

Yesterday, Alabama joined 20 other states in filing suit against the federal government for promulgating new overtime regulations, which are set to go into effect later this year.

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Jun
13

Dept. of Labor issues new overtime regulations

On May 18, 2016, the U.S. Labor Department (DOL) issued its new overtime rules. These new rules primarily address the trigger amount for exempting executive, administrative, professional, and computer employees from the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). These exemptions are frequently referred to as EAP exemptions or white-collar exemptions.

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Aug
27

Labor Department proposes changes to rules governing overtime

On July 6, 2015, the Federal Register published extremely significant proposed changes to the rules governing overtime under the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). This is the first step in the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) changing the rules and is primarily directed toward decreasing the number of executive, administrative, and professional (EAP) employees who are exempt from the requirement that employers pay them time-and-a-half (1.5 times) their hourly rate for any time worked over 40 hours during a 7-day period. Put another way, this proposed change is likely to increase the number of people who get paid overtime by raising the threshold “salary basis” for those in traditionally white-collar positions.

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May
29

A one-two punch probably means changes for overtime payments

A recent Presidential memorandum and a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision are likely to make a big difference in whether employers have to pay overtime to some managerial, administrative, or professional employees.

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