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Showing 5 posts in Department of Labor (DOL).

What’s up at the DOL? Pulling Guidance, Changing Standards

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Recent guidance from Department of Labor under Trump administration finally provides some good news for employers. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Department of Labor (DOL), Employment Liability

DOL’S Fiduciary Duty Rule May Take Effect April 10... or NOT

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Presidential directive to Department of Labor could impact retirement plans offered by employers. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Department of Labor (DOL), ERISA, Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

Revised OSHA Regs Tackle Electronic Reporting, More Employee Involvement, Drug Testing

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Employers must adhere to new DOL requirements for electronic reporting, encouraging more employee involvement in incident reporting and appropriate use of post-injury drug testing. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Department of Labor (DOL), Human Resources, Labor Law

DOL Releases New Overtime Regulations

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New DOL regulations to dramatically change minimum compensation for exempt employees beginning Dec. 1. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Department of Labor (DOL), Employment Liability, Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Labor Law, Wage & Hour

Employee Misclassification Mistake Proves Costly for Employer

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Recent DOL case resolution a reminder to employers that failure to correctly classify individuals as independent contractors or exempt employees could result in expensive class action litigation. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Department of Labor (DOL), Employment Liability, Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Labor Law, Wage & Hour
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