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Proposed Regulations Published ─ Salary Floor Would Be Doubled (Updated 07 02 15)

June 30, 2015 02:41
by John E. Thompson
The anxiously-awaited proposed changes in regulations defining the FLSA's executive, administrative, professional, outside-sales, and derivative exemptions have been published by the U.S. Labor Department for public consideration and comment.

Another Study Urges Restricting Employers' Scheduling Options

June 29, 2015 07:23
by John E. Thompson
A report advocating scheduling requirements and limitations in the District of Columbia is representative of a much-broader movement of this kind.

Expect USDOL Independent-Contractor "Clarification" This Summer

June 17, 2015 04:35
by John E. Thompson
U.S. Wage and Hour Division Administrator David Weil has announced that he will soon release an Administrator Interpretation intended to clarify who is and is not an independent contractor under the FLSA.

"Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces" Provisions Proposed

June 9, 2015 01:39
by The Editor
The U.S. Labor Department, the Defense Department, the General Services Administration, and NASA have jointly published proposed requirements and related guidance under Executive Order 13673, the "Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order".

Timekeeping For Exempt Employees: Poll Results

May 28, 2015 02:22
by John E. Thompson
The responses to our earlier poll suggest that many employers maintain records of the hours worked by their exempt employees.

FLSA Exemption Revisions Sent To OMB (Updated 05 08 15: Proposals To Be Out By June 18)

May 6, 2015 02:51
by John E. Thompson
Proposed new definitions for the FLSA's Section 13(a)(1) executive, administrative, professional, outside-sales, and derivative exemptions have been submitted to OMB for review.

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