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Department Of Labor Raises Annual Salary Threshold In Final Version Of Overtime Exemption Rule
On Tuesday, September 24, 2019, the Department of Labor revealed the final version of its overtime exemption rule.
United States
2 Oct 2019
The Final Countdown: Ten Days Until The EEO-1 Component 2 Pay Data Deadline
This is a reminder to covered employers that the September 30, 2019, deadline for filing the EEO-1 Component 2 Data is just 10 days away.
United States
26 Sep 2019
Kentucky Employers - New Pregnancy Worker Accommodation Law Becomes Effective June 27, 2019
The Kentucky Pregnant Workers Act ("KPWA") requires Kentucky employers, with 15 or more employees,
United States
5 Jun 2019
Employee Race, Ethnicity, And Gender Data Due To EEOC By May 31, 2019; Employee Pay Data Due By September 30, 2019
Employers with 100 or more employees, and federal contractors who have 50 or more workers and contracts worth $50,000 or more, have until May 31, 2019 to provide the EEOC data regarding the number of employees...
United States
13 May 2019
DOL's New Overtime Rule Sets FLSA Exemption Threshold At $35,308 Annual Salary
The FLSA imposes federal minimum wage and overtime requirements for all non-exempt employees whose employers are covered by the Act.
United States
19 Mar 2019
The Work Opportunity Tax Credit And Second Chance Hiring
Whether it is manufacturing, healthcare, logistics, farming, or the tech industry, employers all over the country are scrambling to find and retain qualified workers.
United States
28 Feb 2019
Sixth Circuit Rules "Tender Back" Doctrine Inapplicable To Title VII And The Equal Pay Act
Instead, if their claims are successful, the severance pay will be deducted from any damages ultimately recovered.
United States
22 Aug 2018
When Do Grown-Ups Get Snow Days? Reviewing The FLSA's Inclement Weather Rules
With severe winter weather pummeling much of the country, employers may be forced to delay opening their doors, close their doors early, or even close for days at a time.
United States
10 Jan 2018
Trump Administration Postpones Revised Form EEO-1 Pay Reporting Requirements
According to the EEOC, the White House Office of Management and Budget has delayed the effective date of the revised Form EEO-1 and initiated a review to determine the appropriateness...
United States
21 Sep 2017
New I-9 Form Takes Effect September 18, 2017 - What's Changed And Important Reminders To Ensure Compliance
The USCIS has issued a new version of the Employment Eligibility Verification, Form I-9 that employers must begin using no later than September 18, 2017.
United States
4 Sep 2017
Federal Judge Strikes Down Obama Administration Overtime Rule
On Thursday, August 31, 2017, a federal judge struck down the Obama administration's controversial rule that would have expanded overtime eligibility to more than 4 million U.S. workers.
United States
4 Sep 2017
Seventh Circuit Rules Title VII Prohibits Discrimination on Basis of Sexual Orientation
In a landmark decision, the Seventh Circuit ruled on April 4 that Title VII prohibits employers from discriminating against their employees on the basis of sexual orientation.
United States
12 Apr 2017
Department Of Labor Rules On Overtime Pay Blocked By Federal Judge
Just 10 days before the implementation date of the proposed FLSA overtime regulations, Federal Judge Amos L. Mazzant III of the Eastern District of Texas issued a preliminary injunction...
United States
24 Nov 2016
My! The EEOC Has Been Busy! (Part Two)
On January 29, 2016, the EEOC announced proposed revisions to the annual EEO-1 Report to include pay data and hours worked.
United States
15 Feb 2016
My! The EEOC Has Been Busy! (Part One)
On January 21, 2016, the EEOC published new "Proposed Enforcement Guidance on Retaliation and Related Issues."
United States
7 Feb 2016
Proposed Increase To Salary Levels For White Collar Exemptions Likely Delayed Until Late 2016
On June 30, 2015, the United States Department of Labor ("DOL") announced its proposals for updating its regulations to increase the base salary levels for the overtime exemptions for white-collar employees...
United States
4 Dec 2015
Companies Should Begin NOW To Examine The Impact Of Possible New DOL Regulations Regarding White-Collar Exemptions
The DOL encourages comments to these proposals be submitted on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) website.
United States
3 Jul 2015
The NLRB’s Unreasonable Stance On Social Media Communications Continues
The National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB") has once again condoned the use of obscene and vulgar comments made by an employee on social media regarding a manager and the manager's MOTHER!
United States
16 Apr 2015
Hold That Order - Perspective On NLRB vs. McDonald’s As Joint Employer Of Franchise Workers
The NLRB General Counsel this week served notice that McDonald’s could be treated as a joint employer with its franchisees in various complaints.
United States
4 Aug 2014
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