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DOL Provides Guidance to Employers on Travel Time, Break Periods Under FMLA

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DOL revives practice of issuing opinion letters to employers with recent guidance addressing travel time and break periods under FMLA. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Department of Labor (DOL), Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Labor Law, Wage & Hour

Should Employers Participate in DOL’s Soon to be Launched 'PAID' Program?

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Employers should consider all the ramifications before taking part in the Department of Labor’s pilot PAID program. Continue Reading ›

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

It Ain’t Over Yet for the FLSA Overtime Rule!

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Trump administration filed appeal of Texas district court’s decision in effort to preserve DOL’s right to set salary threshold for exempt employees. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Department of Labor (DOL), Human Resources, Wage & Hour

DOL’s Overtime Rule Declared Unlawful

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Texas court strikes down Obama-era overtime rule that more than doubled the threshold salary for exempt employees. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Department of Labor (DOL), Wage & Hour

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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