News & Analysis as of

Standard Duties Test

Are Construction Project Supervisors Exempt from the FLSA’s Overtime Requirements?

The Answer: It depends on the facts and circumstances of each case. However, two recent reissued opinion letters from the United States Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) provide construction companies...more

When Is A Seemingly Exempt Employee Not Truly Exempt?

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

Exemption rules under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) are complicated and can often be frustrating for employers. Determining which employees in a workforce may or may not be exempt from entitlement to overtime pay...more

I-18- DC Update on Joint Employer and OT Issues, and Part 1 of an Expert Interview on Pay Equity Audits

by Cozen O'Connor on

This episode of Employment Law Now provides an update on current DC initiatives to change joint employer and overtime exemption standards, as well as Part 1 of a two-part interview with a leading expert on conducting an...more

Wage and Hour/FLSA Update – DOL’s White-Collar Salary Threshold Struck Down (Again)

On August 31, 2017, a federal judge in Texas struck down an Obama-era Department of Labor rule that would have roughly doubled the salary threshold, under which all workers are guaranteed overtime under the Fair Labor...more

Texas Federal Court Strikes Down Obama’s Controversial Overtime Rule

by Taylor English Duma LLP on

On Thursday, August 31, 2017, a Texas federal court invalidated the Obama Administration’s overtime rule increasing the minimum threshold salary required to qualify for the white collar exemption. In the Final Rule that was...more

Federal District Court Invalidates The DOL's Overtime Rules

by Tonkon Torp LLP on

A federal judge in Texas issued an order on August 31, 2017, invalidating the Final Rule to the so-called "White Collar Exemptions" promulgated by the United States Department of Labor (DOL). Under the Final Rule, the...more

Obama Overtime Rule Is Declared Invalid – For Good? (Let’s Hope.)

Yesterday, U.S. District Court Judge Amos Mazzant followed up on his preliminary injunction ruling, issued last November, by rendering final judgment in favor of the business groups and state governments who had challenged...more

District Court Holds Overtime Rule Invalid; Is End Of Obama-Era Rule Here?

by Jackson Lewis P.C. on

The Department of Labor’s May 2016 Final Rule, which would have more than doubled the minimum salary necessary to satisfy the “executive, administrative or professional” (the “EAP” or “white collar”) overtime exemptions under...more

Department of Labor Seeks Input on New Rules for White Collar Exemptions

by Stoel Rives LLP on

Employers know that the salary rule for “white collar” exemptions from President Obama’s Department of Labor (“DOL”) was blocked by a federal court last year (we blogged about that here). That rule would have more than...more

I-12: Update on the DOL's New OT Rules, and Part 2 of My Interview with Former EEOC General Counsel David Lopez

by Cozen O'Connor on

Michael Schmidt, Vice Chair of Cozen O’Connor’s Labor & Employment Department, discusses current employment law news, trends, developments and guest analysis. This episode provides an update on the DOL's significant Request...more

Littler Global Guide - United Kingdom - Q1 2017

by Littler on

New Rules on Regulatory References Come Into Force - Enacted Legislation - The new rules on Regulatory References came into force on March 7, 2017. The intention of these rules, which apply to full-scope regulatory...more

Tax and non-executive directors

by Hogan Lovells on

In the 2016 Budget Review, the Minister of Finance stated that in terms of the Income Tax Act 58 of 1962 (the ITA) and the Value-Added Tax Act 89 of 1991 (the VAT Act), a non-executive director’s (NED) fees may be subject to...more

Injunction of the DOL’s Overtime Rule and Its Appeal

by Bass, Berry & Sims PLC on

Is the Department of Labor (DOL) overtime rule now dead? Will the overtime rule be modified to a more modest version? Much uncertainty remains regarding the recently announced overtime rule in both the legal and the political...more

Federal Judge Blocks Changes to Overtime Rules For Now

by White & Case LLP on

On November 22, 2016, a federal district court judge in Texas issued a nationwide preliminary injunction blocking the federal Department of Labor from implementing its final rule in respect of overtime compensation (the...more

DOL Oversteps Overtime Regulations

by Bass, Berry & Sims PLC on

Just one month after the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas shut down a Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces final rule, the District Court has enjoined the implementation of the Department of Labor’s (DOL) final...more

New York Employers Take Note: Federal Court Injunction Blocking the Federal Overtime Regulations Means Little in New York

by Pepper Hamilton LLP on

Proposed New York regulations will nearly approach the now-enjoined federal salary thresholds — and then leapfrog those amounts in subsequent years. Originally published in Daily Labor Report - November 30, 2016....more

Employers: Texas District Court Grants Nationwide Injunction Against DOL's Final Rule

by Lewitt Hackman on

Employment Defense by Tal Burnovski Yeyni 818-907-3224 Tweet   In May we reported the Federal Department of Labor issued its Final Rule regarding the minimum salary level required for the exemption of executive,...more

Texas Federal Judge Blocks U.S. Department of Labor from Implementing Controversial Rule Expanding Overtime Protections

by Wilson Elser on

On November 22, 2016, Judge Amos Mazzant of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas entered a nationwide injunction blocking the U.S. Department of Labor from implementing a controversial rule that would...more

Federal Judge Blocks Department of Labor’s Overtime Rule

by Buchalter on

On Tuesday, November 22, a federal judge in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas issued a nationwide preliminary injunction against enforcement of the Department of Labor’s final rule that would have...more

Nationwide Injunction Blocks the Department of Labor's Overtime Rule

by Porter Hedges LLP on

Last week, a federal judge in Texas issued a nationwide injunction blocking the Department of Labor’s new overtime regulations intended to go into effect on December 1, 2016. The regulations would have entitled millions of...more

Federal Court Enjoins DOL Overtime Rule

by Stinson Leonard Street on

Many employers have spent this holiday week rolling out communication plans and making final preparations for salary or exemption changes in response to the U.S. Department of Labor's overtime rule, set to go into effect on...more

Texas Federal Court Blocks New Salary Restrictions for Exempt Employees

On November 22, 2016, a federal court in the Eastern District of Texas issued a preliminary injunction blocking the Department of Labor from enforcing new regulations that would have drastically reduced the number of white...more

Temporary Injunction Blocks Enforcement of the Department of Labor’s New Overtime Rules

by Jackson Walker on

On November 22, 2016, District Judge Amos Mazzant, III issued a temporary injunction blocking enforcement of the Department of Labor’s new overtime rules that were set to go into effect December 1, 2016. That rule proposed to...more

Texas Judge Issues National Injunction Blocking FLSA Overtime Rules

by McNair Law Firm, P.A. on

On November 22, 2016, Federal Judge Amos L. Mazzant, III, of the Eastern District of Texas, issued a national preliminary injunction blocking the Final Rule of the United States Department of Labor (“DOL”), that had amended...more

Breaking News: Texas Federal Court Judge Issues Nationwide Injunction Against DOL, Bringing New Overtime Regulations to Abrupt...

by Roetzel & Andress on

In a surprise move, Judge Amos Mazzant III of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas has issued a nationwide injunction against implementation of the new Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) overtime...more

92 Results
|
View per page
Page: of 4
Cybersecurity

"My best business intelligence,
in one easy email…"

Your first step to building a free, personalized, morning email brief covering pertinent authors and topics on JD Supra:
Sign up using*

Already signed up? Log in here

*By using the service, you signify your acceptance of JD Supra's Privacy Policy.
*With LinkedIn, you don't need to create a separate login to manage your free JD Supra account, and we can make suggestions based on your needs and interests. We will not post anything on LinkedIn in your name. Or, sign up using your email address.