We have submitted an extensive response to the U.S. Department of Labor's Request for Information seeking comment regarding the 2016 compensation changes in the agency's definitions of the FLSA's so-called "white collar" exemptions.
The U.S. Labor Department has published the 2018 wage-rate floor required by Executive Order 13658, "Establishing A Minimum Wage for Contractors". Beginning on January 1, 2018, the minimum rate will increase by 15 cents per hour to $10.35 per hour.
Favorable court rulings regarding off-the-clock work require more than the right policies, but illustrate the magnitude of such policies under the right circumstances.
Judge Mazzant has granted summary judgment in favor of the employer groups who filed the lawsuit, signifying yet another setback for the so-called "Overtime Rule".