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December 1 Overtime Final Rule on Hold

Posted in Compliance, Policies & Notices, Wage & Hour, Worker Classifications

On November 22, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas granted the request of 21 states to temporarily halt the effective date the U.S. Department of Labor’s Final Rule (“Final Rule”) raising the salary threshold to qualify for the white collar exemptions from minimum wage and overtime requirements from taking effect. Accordingly,… Continue Reading

Three Myths About Who is “Exempt” and Who is “Non-Exempt”

Posted in Compliance, Policies & Notices, Miscellaneous Employment, Wage & Hour, Worker Classifications

Even the most sophisticated employer in the most intellectually demanding industry may misclassify its workers as “exempt” when they are, in fact “non-exempt.”  The increasing number of misclassification litigation is a sure sign that no one is completely immune from inadvertently misclassifying workers.  What exactly are the workers “exempt” from anyway?  The federal Fair Labor Standards… Continue Reading