The change in the regulations that would increase the salary threshold for overtime exemption that was all over the news for the last several months may now be decided by the end of June. The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has granted the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) another 60-day extension of time to file its final reply brief in the in the pending appeal…
On December 1, 2016, the Department of Labor (DOL) will implement changes raising the minimum compensation for exempt employees to $47,476 annually. While salary is just half of a two-part equation that includes a duties test of essential job functions, scrutiny is under way to analyze compensation and find solutions to avoid conflict with the new rule. Why not just have all employees work 40…
When a company is audited, the auditor sent by the DOL will vary in his or her experience of conducting audits. If the person is a novice, then that often means the auditor might ask for more information, whereas someone more experienced knows exactly what they want.
Not many things incite more fear than receiving a notice that you’re about to have an audit, especially from the Department of Labor (DOL).
Industry groups are urging DOL to end paper disclosure requirement
Economic signs are prompting employers to re-evaluate their benefits and retention strategies
Government continues to tweak the rules regarding the FMLA. Review your leave policies employers.