Labor and Employment Law

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60-Day Public Comment Period Commences On Proposed FLSA Overtime Exemption Rule Changes
Posted on 8 Jul 2015 by Sheppard Mullin

by Marlene Nicolas , Rachel Tischler and Danielle Thompson* On Monday, July 6, 2015, in response to a March 2014 executive order signed by President Obama, the Department of Labor (“Department”) published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking... Read More

Comments to Proposed DOL FLSA 13(a)(1) Exemptions Already Being Filed
Posted on 11 Aug 2015 by Fisher & Phillips LLP

by John E. Thompson Nearly 1,600 comments have already been posted in response to the U.S. Labor Department's proposals regarding the federal Fair Labor Standards Act's Section 13(a)(1) exemptions. Not surprisingly, there is great concern about... Read More

DOL’s New Overtime Rules – How Will The Proposed Regulations Impact Your Business?
Posted on 7 Jul 2015 by Williams Mullen

by Michael B. Steele The speculation is over -- on June 30, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published its long-awaited Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) regarding overtime exemptions, after several missed release dates. The NPRM is in response... Read More

Classifying Employees as Exempt from Overtime May Become a Lot More Costly
Posted on 6 Jul 2015 by Robin Largent

This week, the Department of Labor announced proposed changes to the white-collar overtime exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA"). If enacted, these changes will significantly impact employers. To qualify as exempt from overtime... Read More

Evaluating the Impact of USDOL's Salary Proposal
Posted on 13 Jul 2015 by Fisher & Phillips LLP

by John E. Thompson The U.S. Labor Department has of course proposed a substantial increase in the minimum salary amount required to meet the basic compensation criterion for an executive, administrative, professional, or a derivative exemption under... Read More