The 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals has adopted the 2nd Circuit's approach and held that the proper question in an FLSA unpaid-intern lawsuit is who is the primary beneficiary of the relationship.
The U.S. Labor Department has published the 2016 wage-rate floor required by President Obama's "Establishing A Minimum Wage for Contractors" Executive Order 13658.
Even though regulatory changes in these exemptions are now in effect, the U.S. Labor Department says that it will not bring any enforcement actions for a 30-day period following the date that the District of Columbia U.S. Court of Appeals issues its mandate to the lower federal court.
Fisher Phillips has filed its own extensive comments on the U.S. Labor Department's proposals and requests relating to the FLSA's Section 13(a)(1) exemptions.
There will be no extension of the original 60-day period for commenting on the U.S. Labor Department's proposals and requests relating to the FLSA's Section 13(a)(1) exemptions.