DOL Proposes Higher Overtime Salary Threshold

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has released its long-anticipated revised “overtime rule.”The proposed rule seeks to increase the salary threshold for white-collar exemptions to $35,308 per year, or $679 per week.   The current salary threshold is $23,660.   This means…

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An Overtime and Salary Threshold FAQ for Employers

The Department of Labor’s (DOL) new overtime rule will likely increase the salary requirement for the white-collar exemptions to overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act.  The current threshold is $23,660.The new rule is also expected to explain how…

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New Independent Contractor Test under the NLRA

Recently, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) broadened the standard for who is considered an independent contractor.  The new standard makes it easier for companies to treat their workers as independent contractors under the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”).  This…

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