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FLSA Overtime Exemption May Depend on Amount of Discretion Exercised

by Mark Jeffries A federal court in Ohio recently decided what it deemed "a close case" regarding overtime exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA"). In Foster v. Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company , the court held that Nationwide's special investigators, who...

SCOTUS on DOL Interpretations

Yesterday, the Supreme Court issued its opinion in Perez v. Mortgage Bankers Ass'n. (opinion here) [lexis.com subscribers may access Supreme Court briefs and an enhanced opinion for this case]. The Court held that executive branch agencies (in this case, the Department of Labor) may revise their...