Posts from November 2014.
The U.S. Labor Department has no authority to set the minimum salary for exempt "white collar" employees based upon what they "ought to be" paid.
Administrative Exemption, Computer Employees, Executive Exemption, Exemptions And Exceptions, Professional Exemption, Proposed Regulations, Salary BasisTags: FLSA, Fair Labor Standards Act, NPRM, white-collar exemptions, executive exemption, administrative exemption, professional exemption, computer employee exemption, exempt employees, exemption changes, Section 13(a)(1), Part 541, 541.600, $455, minimum salary level, American Action Forum, "raises for exempt workers"
A federal appellate court has rejected the argument that FLSA overtime should be based upon a higher rate that was not actually used to compute the employee's straight-time compensation.
Recent state and local minimum-wage initiatives demonstrate that implementing a nationwide increase is neither wise nor warranted.
Legislation, Minimum WageTags: FLSA, Fair Labor Standards Act, $10.10, minimum wage, minimum-wage initiatives, Oakland minimum wage, San Francisco minimum wage, Alaska minimum wage, Arkansas minimum wage, Nebraska minimum wage, South Dakota minimum wage