Once upon a time, a seriously-alarmed legislative body concluded that wage-hour claims and litigation had gotten out-of-hand . . .
Indications are that the U.S. Department of Labor is seriously considering retaining the Obama Administration's procedure (or something like it) for automatic "updates" to the FLSA "white collar" exemption regulations' compensation thresholds.
A recent court decision reaffirms that properly-handled recoupments of minimum-wage supplements advanced against future commission earnings are lawful under the FLSA.