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Littler

DOL Issues Opinion Letter Clarifying When Employees Paid on Hourly, Daily, or Shift Basis Can Satisfy "Salary Basis" Requirement

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On November 8, 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) issued a new opinion letter addressing the circumstances under which an employee who is paid on an hourly, daily, or shift basis (subject to a...more

Epstein Becker & Green

New York’s Salary Threshold for Exemption Will Increase on December 31, 2018

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Effective December 31, 2018, New York State’s salary basis threshold for exempt executive and administrative employees will increase again, as a part of amendments to the minimum wage orders put in place in 2016. Employers...more

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Employers Beware: Critical Changes to New York’s Minimum Wage and Exempt Salary Threshold Take Effect December 31, 2018

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The Fair Labor Standards Act and New York’s Minimum Wage Orders require employers to pay non-exempt employees overtime for all hours worked over 40 hours in a workweek....more

Polsinelli

DOL Reaches Again Into the FLSA Twilight Zone (Part 2 of 2)

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So far in 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) has issued more than 20 opinion letters navigating the murky waters of the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA” or “Act”)....more

Jackson Walker

Wage and Hour Compliance Check (Presentation)

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Please see full Presentation below for more information on Wage and Hour Compliance. ...more

Jackson Lewis P.C.

New California Law Creates Narrow Rest Break Exemption At Petroleum Facilities

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On September 20, 2018, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Assembly Bill 2605. This new law provides that unionized employees at petroleum facilities who hold safety-sensitive positions are exempt from the...more

Proskauer - Law and the Workplace

[Podcast]: Recent Developments in Federal Overtime Rules

In this episode of The Proskauer Brief, senior counsel Harris Mufson and partner Allan Bloom discuss recent developments in federal overtime rules. The Trump administration recently released its fall 2018 regulatory agenda,...more

McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC

Update on Proposed Changes to Pennsylvania White-Collar Overtime Exemptions

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We have been tracking the status of the proposed changes to the white-collar overtime exemptions in the Pennsylvania Minimum Wage Act (PMWA) regulations. ...more

Proskauer - Law and the Workplace

New Federal Overtime Rule Expected in Early 2019 

It doesn’t seem that long ago that employers were busily preparing for the new overtime rule that would have doubled the minimum salary level for the “white collar” exemptions from $23,660 to nearly $48,000. That new...more

Proskauer - Law and the Workplace

New York Minimum Salary for Exemption, Minimum Wage to Increase on December 31

It’s that time of year again!  New York State’s annual threshold increases for overtime exemption and minimum wage go into effect on December 31, 2018. ...more

Polsinelli

From Employers’ Mouths to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Ears: A Recap of the Department of Labor’s Listening Sessions

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Throughout the month of September, 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) held five listening sessions across the United States to receive feedback from the public on the minimum salary requirements for the white collar...more

BakerHostetler

Employers Speak Out on Proposed Changes to FLSA Overtime Rule

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On Sept. 14, 2018, the Department of Labor (DOL) conducted a fourth public listening session on proposed changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime exemption. The session was one of four public listening sessions...more

Fisher Phillips

New SCOTUS Term Starts With A Whimper…Will It End With A Bang?

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The Supreme Court term that wrapped up in June was one of the most exciting sessions for workplace law in recent memory, with several blockbuster decisions impacting a wide range of labor and employment law issues. From...more

Epstein Becker & Green

New Jersey Department of Labor Proposes Regulations Implementing Sick and Safe Leave Law

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On September 13, 2018, the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (“NJ DOL”) issued proposed regulations to implement the state’s new paid sick and safe leave (“sick leave”) law—P.L. 2018, c. 10 (“Act”). The...more

Littler

Pennsylvania Commission Comments on Proposed Amendments to the Commonwealth's White Collar Exemption Regulations

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In June, we reported that the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry (DLI) submitted to the Pennsylvania Independent Regulatory Review Commission (IRRC) a proposed rulemaking package that seeks to update the Executive,...more

Fisher Phillips

California Employers To Face Raft Of New #MeToo Laws

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Wrapping up a whirlwind weekend, California Governor Jerry Brown just signed several pieces of legislation that will create new employer obligations in the areas of sexual harassment and gender discrimination. Specifically,...more

Fox Rothschild LLP

Converting Exempts To Non-Exempts Leave A Window Of Opportunity

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When an employer realizes that a certain classification or number of employees has been misclassified as exempt, the employer may do the right thing and, henceforth, treat those people as non-exempt and pay overtime...more

Brooks Pierce

Hurricane Florence Disaster Recovery FAQ

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Our thoughts are with the individuals and businesses affected by Hurricane Florence. The Brooks Pierce team would like to help provide some peace of mind during this time of recovery. We hope the information below will be...more

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart,...

Pennsylvania House Committee Holds Hearing on Proposal to Increase to Number of Salaried Workers Eligible for Overtime

If an employee in Pennsylvania is paid a salary, as opposed to by the hour, that employee is not eligible for overtime no matter how low the salary or how high the number of hours he or she works in a particular week, right?...more

Jackson Lewis P.C.

Door-To-Door Salesmen, Chauffeur Drivers Not Entitled To Overtime Pay Under ‘Fair Reading’ Of FLSA, Second Circuit Finds

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For the first time, a federal appellate court has acknowledged its obligation to give a “fair reading” to all Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime exemptions, as the U.S. Supreme Court stated in Encino Motorcars, LLC v....more

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

As Second Circuit Buys into “Fair Interpretation” of the FLSA, “Narrow Construction” Stalls Out

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Seyfarth Synopsis: The Second Circuit’s recent rulings in Munoz-Gonzalez v. D.L.C. Limousine Service, Inc. and Flood v. Just Energy Marketing Corp. further demonstrate the impact of the Supreme Court’s holding in Navarro, et...more

Proskauer - Law and the Workplace

Second Circuit, Relying on SCOTUS Instruction, Rejects "Narrow Construction" Principle for FLSA Exemptions

In two decisions issued on September 19, the Second Circuit relied on the Supreme Court’s instruction in Encino Motorcars, LLC v. Navarro, 138 S. Ct. 1134, 1140 (April 2, 2018) that FLSA exemptions are not to be construed...more

Fisher Phillips

Governor Signs Legislation to Provide Post-Augustus Rest Period Relief to Unionized Petroleum Facility Employees

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On September 20, Governor Brown signed AB 2605, which provides that petroleum facility employees in safety-sensitive positions and are covered by a valid collective bargaining agreement are exempt from the requirement that...more

Cozen O'Connor

HR Guide for Hurricane and Disaster Prevention

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Although one can never be fully prepared for a natural disaster, it is important to be aware of the federal and state laws implicated in such situations. With hurricane season in full swing and in the aftermath of Hurricane...more

Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP

An Employer's Responsibilities During a Natural Disaster

With Hurricane Florence making landfall in North Carolina, our firm is frequently receiving questions from employers regarding their responsibilities to their employees during and following the storm. What follows is an...more

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