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Employers are not yet required to pay overtime in accordance with the revised FLSA regs . . . but proceed with caution.

cautionBy now, employers know that on November 22, 2016, federal court Judge Amos Mazzant in Texas issued a preliminary injunction that has blocked – temporarily – the implementation of the revised white collar overtime regulations issued by the Department of Labor (DOL) earlier this year. Those regulations, which have been the focus of concern, controversy, … Continue Reading

Is proposed legislation likely to slow the implementation of the new overtime regulations? Probably not.

Formal clocking inOn May 18, 2016, the Department of Labor (DOL) announced the publication of a final rule, updating its existing overtime regulations. The updated regulations are scheduled to become effective on December 1 of this year and are predicted to extend overtime pay protections to over 4 million workers within the first year of implementation. The … Continue Reading

Attempted self-help via internet leads to employer liability under the FLSA.

plumber w-wrenchOngoing activity by the Department of Labor (DOL) regarding overtime regulations, coupled with recent federal court decisions regarding compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), have raised the level of attention to wage payment issues — and have increased the risk of employer liability — to new heights. A recent decision by the 5th … Continue Reading
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