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June 12, 2017

Overtime Rules in Overtime, Part 2

Where We Stand Now The nation has demonstrated a peaceful transition of power from one administration to another, but we remain in limbo on the overtime rules. The U.S. Department of Labor’s appeal, filed in the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, is still pending. At the district court level, the…
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April 17, 2017

Overtime Rules in Overtime

In November, a Texas federal district court issued a nationwide injunction temporarily blocking the implementation of the new Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) final Overtime Rules (OT Rules). To humbly borrow from Dr. Martin Luther King's last book, we find ourselves asking, Where Do We Go from Here? Chaos or Community?…
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March 13, 2017

Everything You Need to Know About Comp Time

By: Noelle West One-third of private employers are at risk for an FLSA lawsuit. Are you one? In a recent independent survey, one-third of 500 private-sector employers said they used comp time (or compensatory time) instead of overtime — a common violation of the FLSA.* In other words, one-third of…
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Leadership and career
October 17, 2016

HR Pros Need Not Work Overtime to Address New Overtime Laws

By: Jonathan Benhamou Since 1938, the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) has required most employers to document their employees’ wages, hours and other employment practices. Human Resources (HR) professionals know that under the current guidelines, job titles need to align with appropriate responsibilities and compensation, otherwise companies may leave themselves…
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August 10, 2016

3 Ways to Prepare for the New FLSA Regulations

By: Laura Kerekes and Renee Farrell Last month, the Department of Labor (DOL) announced it would be changing the long-standing Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) regulations for minimum salary requirements for "white collar" exempt employee status and overtime pay. These new regulations, which go into effect December 1, raise the…
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