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May 08, 2017

Private Sector Comp Time Bill Passes in U.S. House

As you may recall, we recently wrote about the Working Families Flexibility Act of 2017, a new bill introduced in the United States Congress that would amend the Fair Labor Standards Act to give non-exempt private sector employees the option of receiving comp time in lieu of overtime pay.  » Read More

Nov 23, 2016

Federal Court Preliminarily Enjoins New FLSA Overtime Regulations

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, employers have one more thing to be thankful for, as a federal judge in Texas has granted a nationwide preliminary injunction halting the U.S. Department of Labor’s new Fair Labor Standards Act regulations on the “white collar” overtime exemptions (i.e. » Read More

Nov 23, 2016

Federal Court Preliminarily Enjoins New FLSA Overtime Regulations

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, employers have one more thing to be thankful for, as a federal judge in Texas has granted a nationwide preliminary injunction halting the U.S. Department of Labor’s new Fair Labor Standards Act regulations on the “white collar” overtime exemptions (i.e. » Read More

Nov 21, 2016

Ruling on Challenge to New FLSA Overtime Regulations Expected Tomorrow

In the last two months, we have written about two lawsuits that challenge the Department of Labor’s new regulations on the “white collar” overtime exemptions, which go into effect on December 1. It now appears that we will receive a key ruling in this case on November 22. » Read More

Nov 21, 2016

Ruling on Challenge to New FLSA Overtime Regulations Expected Tomorrow

In the last two months, we have written about two lawsuits that challenge the Department of Labor’s new regulations on the “white collar” overtime exemptions, which go into effect on December 1. It now appears that we will receive a key ruling in this case on November 22. » Read More

Sep 26, 2016

Challenges Filed to DOL Overtime Regulations

The U.S. Department of Labor’s new regulations governing the “white collar” exemptions from overtime are only two months away.  Under the new regulations, which go into effect on December 1, 2016, “white collar” employees must receive $913 per week (the equivalent of $47,476 per year) instead of the current threshold amount of $455 per week in order to remain exempt.  » Read More