Overtime Rule Changes—Have You Considered All Your Options?
Posted on October 26, 2016
the situation As most employers are well aware, as of December 1, 2016 (unless something changes before then), the salary minimum for many white collar exemptions under the FLSA will significantly increase from $23,600 to $47,746. If you have an employee who is making less than the new minimum salary, but also often works over […]
Orioles Concession Stand Workers Exempt From Overtime
Posted on October 5, 2016
the situation Along with the more frequently discussed exemptions, the FLSA contains an exemption for employees of any amusement or recreational establishment, as long as the operations are seasonal. But what exactly is an amusement or recreational establishment?
21 States Challenge Changes to Overtime Rule
Posted on September 28, 2016
the situation As all employers are aware, in May 2016, the Department of Labor (“DOL”) announced the final rule related to overtime changes. From many employers’ perspective, the biggest and most significant change is the dramatic increase in the minimum salary necessary for the executive, administrative and professional exemptions—from $23,660 per year to $47,476 per […]
In Case You Haven’t Already Heard…The New Overtime Rule is Here
Posted on May 18, 2016
We have all been anxiously awaiting the publication of the Department of Labor’s Final Rule updating the overtime regulations since the issuance of the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking back in July of 2015. The wait is now over. So what do you need to know about the Final Rule?
Big changes in overtime proposed
Posted on July 6, 2015
Earlier this week, the Department of Labor announced a proposed rule that will greatly expand overtime protections. One of the significant changes is that the white collar exemptions will no longer be applicable to a large group of salaried employees–those making less than $50,440 on an annual basis.
Audit Associates Properly Classified as Exempt Under FLSA
Posted on September 5, 2014
The Second Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the district court’s award of summary judgment to KPMG LLP in the case of Pippins v. KPMG LLP, No. 13-889 (2d Cir. July 22, 2014), agreeing that because the plaintiffs were employed as accountants in a field of advanced science and learning, deployed knowledge customarily acquired by a […]