Archive for Posts Tagged ‘overtime exemption’

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Nov

25

2016

BREAKING NEWS: Texas Court Issues Injunction Blocking New December 1st Overtime Regulations

On November 22, 2016, a federal district court in Texas granted a preliminary injunction that temporarily blocks the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) from implementing and enforcing its recently revised regulations on the white collar exemptions to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The regulations, which were released in May and scheduled to go into effect on December 1, would more than double the minimum…

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Affordability Safe Harbors May Not Be As Safe with New Overtime Exemption Rules
Jul

7

2016

Affordability Safe Harbors May Not Be As Safe with New Overtime Exemption Rules

By Carol Taylor Director of Compliance and Health Plan Collaborative, D & S Agency, A UBA Partner Firm The new Department of Labor (DOL) overtime exemption rules increase the salary threshold from $23,660 a year to $47,476 annually, beginning December 1, 2016. This means that employees earning less than the threshold can no longer be considered salaried and exempt from overtime pay. While the DOL…

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