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Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

DOL Seeks to Raise Salary for FLSA’s White Collar Exemption

Following in the footsteps of the Department of Labor (DOL) under the Obama Administration, the agency released a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) that would raise the minimum salary to qualify for a white collar...more

Adams and Reese LLP

Potential Significant Increases in Salary Minimums for “White Collar” Overtime Exemptions are on the Horizon

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On September 8, 2023, the U.S. Department of Labor formally proposed an almost 65% increase in the minimum salary requirements under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act for certain overtime pay exemptions used by employers...more

Venable LLP

New Proposed DOL Rule May Mean More Workers Receive Overtime Pay

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A new rule, proposed by the U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division (DOL) on August 30, 2023 (the Proposed Rule), will expand the group of workers who are entitled to overtime. If implemented, the Proposed Rule will...more

Lerch, Early & Brewer

Preparing for Possible New Changes to Federal OT Regulations: What Employers Need to Know

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The Department of Labor, on August 30, 2023, proposed changes to the so-called “white collar” exemptions to the federal overtime regulations. If adopted and implemented, the proposed changes would result in millions of...more

Morgan, Brown & Joy, LLP

U.S. Department of Labor Issues Proposed Rule on FLSA Overtime Exemptions

On September 08, 2023, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that would raise the minimum salary level for an employee to qualify as exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act...more

Hogan Lovells

Department of Labor’s proposed overtime expansion has major implications for higher education

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The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has proposed to substantially raise the pay thresholds that must be met for employees to be classified as exempt from overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) “white-collar”...more

Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.

National Employment Perspective - Focus on Wage and Hour

FOCUS ON WAGE AND HOUR - Proposed DOL Rule Would Raise Salary Threshold for Exempt Employees - The United States Department of Labor (DOL) announced recently that it is proposing a rule to raise the salary threshold...more

Miller & Martin PLLC

DOL Proposes Salary Threshold Increase for Executive, Administrative and Professional Overtime Exemptions

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On August 30, 2023, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) announced its Proposed Rule to increase the minimum salary for the Executive, Administrative and Professional overtime exemptions from the current $35,568 annual rate...more

Fox Rothschild LLP

What To Do Before The White Collar FLSA Salary Level Changes-Don’t Be Caught Unawares!

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As is common knowledge, and as I wrote last week, the USDOL has proposed to raise the minimum salary required for exempt status for the Part 541 white collar exemptions to more than $1000 per week. Although that will...more

Rumberger | Kirk

A Salary By Any Other Name Must Still Be A Salary

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Paying salaries to exempt and non-exempt employees - Highlights: Distinguish between exempt and non-exempt roles for proper salary allocation based on tasks and hourly wages tied to responsibilities. Originally...more

Burr & Forman

The Burr Broadcast: Proposed Expanded Overtime Rule

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In this episode of The Burr Broadcast, Savannah McCabe will discuss the US Department of Labor’s proposed increase to the salary threshold for white-collar overtime exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act. ...more

Foley & Lardner LLP

DOL Seeks to Change Exempt Salary Threshold

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Employers of salaried workers beware — you may soon have to give raises to members of your workforce in order to keep them exempt from overtime entitlement. On August 30, 2023, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)...more

Miller Nash LLP

White Collar Salaries May Heat up as the Weather Cools Down—Department of Labor Issues Notice of Rulemaking Aimed At Raising...

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On August 30, the Department of Labor issued a proposed rulemaking aimed at extending overtime protections by raising the minimum salary threshold for “white-collar” exemptions to $1,059 per week (or $55,068 per year). White...more

Maynard Nexsen

DOL Proposes Significantly Raising Minimum Salary for White-Collar Overtime Exemptions

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On August 30, 2023, the U.S. Department of Labor (Department or DOL) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that would raise the minimum salary floor required to qualify for the overtime exemptions for executive,...more

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Practical Implications of the DOL’s Proposed Increase to the Minimum Salary Level for Exempt Employees

The Department of Labor has proposed raising the minimum salary threshold for “white-collar” exemptions under the FLSA to $55,068 annually. The proposed rule would also raise the threshold for “highly compensated...more

Poyner Spruill LLP

Higher Wages for Salaried Workers Could Be on the Horizon

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The United States Department of Labor released a proposed rule on August 30, 2023, that would increase the minimum salary for “exempt” employees from $684 per week ($35,568 a year) to $1,059 per week ($55,068 a year).  This...more

Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP

Labor Department Proposes Raising FLSA Overtime Exemption Salary Minimum to $55K

Last week, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a proposal to increase the salary requirement for employers to claim certain exemptions from the Fair Labor Standards Act’s overtime and minimum wage requirements to...more

Burr & Forman

How Employers Should Prepare for the Department of Labor’s Proposed Expanded Overtime Rule

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On August 30, 2023, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) unveiled a significant proposed increase to the salary threshold for exemptions to the Fair Labor Standards Act’s (FLSA) overtime pay requirements. The DOL estimates the...more

Butler Snow LLP

Department of Labor Proposed Increased Salary Threshold for Exempt Employees

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The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently proposed a rule to raise the salary threshold for the white collar overtime exemptions from the current $684 per week minimum ($35,568 annualized) to $1,059 per week ($55,068...more

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt PC

Department of Labor’s Proposed Changes to Overtime Eligibility Criteria

On August 30, 2023, the Department of Labor (DOL) announced that it will be proposing new regulations that would increase the number of employees who are considered non-exempt and therefore entitled to overtime compensation....more

Bond Schoeneck & King PLLC

U.S. Department of Labor Proposes to Increase the Salary Level to Qualify for the White Collar Exemptions

On Aug. 30, 2023, the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) issued a proposed rule to increase the minimum weekly salary to qualify for the Fair Labor Standards Act white collar exemptions from $684 per week (the annual equivalent...more


An Estimated 3.4 Million More Workers to be Eligible for Overtime Under DOL Proposed Rule

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The Department of Labor (DOL) has issued a proposed rule to increase the salary required to be “exempt” under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)....more

Kohrman Jackson & Krantz LLP

DOL Works to Limit the Number of Overtime Exempt Workers with Proposed New Rule

FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT (FLSA) OVERVIEW - The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires that all covered employers pay their employees compensation for hours worked over forty per week at one and a half times their regular...more

Holland & Knight LLP

Labor Department Proposes Raising White Collar Overtime Salary Threshold to $55,000

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Just in time for Labor Day, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) on Aug. 30, 2023, announced a proposed rule raising the overtime exemption salary threshold for white collar workers. The proposed rule addresses the overtime...more

Pierce Atwood LLP

DOL Proposes Major Expansion of Workers’ Overtime Eligibility

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The rumors circulating since June 2021 have proven to be true: the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has proposed a rule that would substantially increase the salary basis threshold for exempt employees. As a reminder,...more

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