Archive for the ‘FLSA’ Category

Major change with US District Court Judge issuing nationwide injunction stopping implementation of Final FLSA Overtime Rule.


On May 18, 2016 the long-awaited FLSA Final Overtime Rule was issued after months of anticipation.  This Final Rule is expected to impact over four million workers in the first year alone.  According to the Department of Labor (DOL) this Final Rule could help give a “meaningful boost to many workers’ wallets, and will go […]


As we start the New Year, employers would be wise to conduct an audit of their employee handbooks to make sure they are up-to-date and legally compliant.  What are some of the top issues you will want to be aware of regarding potential changes for 2016?  There are many. First and foremost, you will want […]


On June 30, 2015 the Department of Labor issued long awaited proposed regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The FLSA regulations have not been revised since 2004 when the salary level amount to be exempt was raised to its current amount of $455 per week or $ annually. The new proposed regulations seek […]


President Obama has announced that the DOL plans to address the “white collar” overtime exemption regulations and issue proposed rules soon. This could potentially affect the current overtime exemptions. The last revision to this monetary amount required to be exempt occurred in 2004, when the rate was $250 a week. With the revisions that occurred […]


Recently, on October 8, 2014 the US Supreme Court heard argument in the case Integrity Staffing Solutions, Inc. vs. Busk. The issue at hand in this case was whether the Employer, Integrity Staffing Solutions that had placed many workers at an Amazon fulfillment warehouse in Nevada, had to pay their employees for time the employees […]


As summer approaches, you may be wondering whether your organization should hire an unpaid intern this summer. Sounds like a great idea. You get top notch talent at no cost. But beware of what this means for your organization with regard to potential legal liability. Most employers are unaware of the strict requirements under the […]