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Author: Andrea M. Johnson


26
Sep

Overtime Pay Requirements – The State of the Law Today

FLSA Overtime Rule
We reported previously about a November 22, 2016 preliminary nationwide injunction issued by Judge Amos Mazzant of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, blocking the Department of Labor from implementing changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) that were due to take effect[...]
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31
Jul

New Administration Equals New Rules for So-Called “Joint Employers”

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After only six months since the President took office, the Trump Administration has had a large impact on redefining the “joint employer” relationship that was slowly expanded during the Obama Administration. The end result is a potentially sweeping change over an area previously riddled with li[...]
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28
Nov

Judge Halts Start Date for FLSA Overtime Changes

FLSA Overtime Rule Blocked
The long-awaited and much-debated changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) that were set to be implemented on December 1, 2016 have now been delayed indefinitely.  In a surprising move, the United States District Court in Texas issued a preliminary injunction blocking the changes from taking [...]
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17
Oct

Upcoming Changes to Federal Overtime Laws Will Impact Millions of Salaried Workers – and Their Employers

FLSA Overtime Rule
Significant changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) are coming that will dramatically increase the number of salaried employees entitled to overtime pay. Despite efforts by the U.S. House of Representatives to push back the start date by six months, employers should act now before the new pro[...]
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10
May

Employers, Does Your Employee Handbook Violate the National Labor Relations Act?

Employee handbook
A recent National Labor Relations Board decision appears to dramatically expand the interpretation and application of certain provisions of the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”) to handbook provisions and actions taken by non-union employers – with significant potential consequences for em[...]
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