The U.S. Department of Labor has filed a Reply Brief in its appeal of last November's preliminary injunction that blocked the salary-related changes in the regulations defining the FLSA's "white collar" exemptions.
The U.S. Department of Labor has announced that it will resume the practice of issuing wage-and-hour opinion letters.
Management should take care not to focus so much upon FLSA-related "salary basis" developments that it fails to note changes in salary thresholds required under analogous state-law exemptions.
The 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals has ruled that a tipped employee for whom no FLSA "tip credit" had been taken, and to whom all FLSA wages due had been paid, had no FLSA claim against her employer with regard to its allegedly having converted some of her tips to its own uses.
The U.S. Department of Labor has withdrawn two "Administrator Interpretations" dealing with joint-employment and independent-contractorship under the FLSA and other laws the agency enforces.