The Department of Labor released a new proposed rule that raises the minimum salary requirements for FLSA overtime "white collar" exemptions and critics on both sides are voicing their concerns.
Topics: overtime pay, exempt employees, white collar, final rule, non-exempt employees
Topics: independent contractors, overtime pay, employee classification, dol fsla, final rule
In late 2016, under President Obama, the DOL issued what was called the Final Rule, which would have raised the salary threshold for overtime eligibility from $455 per week to $913 per week.
Topics: overtime pay, DOL, fsla, dol fsla, final rule, wage and hour compliance
Employee classification has become increasingly risky for businesses in California and across the country. Incorrectly classifying employees as independent contractors is on the rise, but may represent a 'red flag' for many employers.
Topics: independent contractors, overtime pay, employee classification, employee lawsuits, dol fsla, final rule
[This post was previously published in January 2017 and has been revised and updated]
Topics: independent contractors, HR compliance, exempt employees, dol fsla, final rule, compliance mistakes