DOL Final Federal Overtime Rule is Effective: 3 Key Changes

On January 1, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) final regulation of the federal overtime rule became effective. The final federal overtime rule updates the earnings thresholds necessary for an employer to exempt executive, administrative, or professional employees from…

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ABA Reaffirms: No Non-Competes for Lawyers

Are non-competes for lawyers permitted? The American Bar Association (ABA) Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility recently released additional guidance regarding ethical obligations when lawyers change firms in the United States. Formal Opinion 489 acknowledges that lawyers have the…

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