The anxiously-awaited proposed changes in regulations defining the FLSA's executive, administrative, professional, outside-sales, and derivative exemptions have been published by the U.S. Labor Department for public consideration and comment.
A report advocating scheduling requirements and limitations in the District of Columbia is representative of a much-broader movement of this kind.
Indications are that the proposed new definitions for the FLSA's executive, administrative, professional, outside-sales, and derivative exemptions will not be officially published this week.
U.S. Wage and Hour Division Administrator David Weil has announced that he will soon release an Administrator Interpretation intended to clarify who is and is not an independent contractor under the FLSA.
The U.S. Labor Department, the Defense Department, the General Services Administration, and NASA have jointly published proposed requirements and related guidance under Executive Order 13673, the "Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order".