Category Archives: Overtime

Department of Labor Releases Proposed Rule to Increase Minimum Salary Threshold for Overtime Exemption

On March 7, 2019, the Department of Labor released a long-awaited proposal to increase the minimum salary requirement for exempt employees from $23,660 to $35,308.  The DOL’s proposed rule comes nearly two months after it sent the rule to the … Continue reading

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Coming to a Workplace Near You: New Fair Labor Standards Act Overtime Regulations Appear Imminent

The U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) recently sent proposed regulations to the Federal Office of Management and Budget (“OMB”) to amend the Fair Labor Standard Act’s White Collar Exemptions – i.e., the professional, executive and administrative exemptions – by increasing … Continue reading

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DOL Issues Final Rule Updating Overtime Regulations

On May 18, 2016, the Department of Labor (“DOL”) and the White House announced the publication of the DOL’s final rule revising the white collar overtime exemption regulations. The Final Rule is expected to extend overtime protections to approximately 4.2 … Continue reading

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