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Pending Fate Of The Final Rule And Your Payroll Management

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Feb 28, 2017 9:00:00 AM

The fate of the Department of Labor's Final Rule is still to be determined. The problem for employers is how to prepare now?

The Trump administration recently indicated that it was not favorable towards allowing former President Obama's expanded update of federal overtime pay rules. This was underscored by a court filing indicating that it may withdraw a White House appeal of a federal court's recent invalidation of the so-called Final Rule.

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Topics: payroll management, overtime pay, DOL, fsla, exempt employees, white collar

Overtime Pay, Exempt And Non-Exempt Employees

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Feb 21, 2017 9:00:00 AM

The Final Rule for overtime pay issued by the DOL under the previous administration is still in a legal holding pattern. But the old rules still apply for now - for now.

 

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Topics: overtime pay, hourly, payroll compliance, DOL, fsla, salary, exempt employees

New Administration Not Favorable Towards DOL's Final Rule

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Feb 2, 2017 9:55:58 PM

The Trump White House recently instructed federal agencies to freeze all pending regulations. This action appears to include a number of labor and employment rules initiated under the Obama administration.

The Trump administration recently indicated that it was not favorable towards allowing former President Obama's expanded update of federal overtime pay rules. This was underscored by a court filing indicating that it may withdraw a White House appeal of a federal court's recent invalidation of the so-called Final Rule.

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Topics: overtime pay, labor law compliance, employee classification, DOL, fsla, exempt employees

CA Labor Laws, Exempt Overtime, And The Final Rule

Posted by Tristan Ruhland on Jan 3, 2017 9:00:00 AM

California employers face increasingly difficult compliance requirements with CA labor laws. In addition, federal rules and regulations add to the complexity.

 

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Topics: ca labor laws, overtime pay, employee classification, DOL, fsla, exempt employees

Employee Classification, Overtime, And The Final Rule

Posted by Tristan Ruhland on Dec 6, 2016 9:00:00 AM

On December 1, 2016, the new Department of Labor (DOL) regulations, known as the "Final Rule”, went into effect and now dictates overtime pay and "exempt" employees’ status.

The Final Rule has now changed the employee classification of approximately 4.2 million workers nationwide for overtime pay by automatically qualifying them as "non-exempt" employees.  And in California, the DOL now requires all employers to adjust their policies with the "Final Rule."

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Topics: overtime pay, california labor laws, employee classification, employee lawsuits, DOL, exempt employees

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