This week the USDOL has issued a press release announcing that it will hold “listening" sessions to "gather views” on the white collar exemptions and released new Opinion Letters addressing other FLSA topics, including the 7(I) overtime exemption for certain employees of qualifying retail and service establishments.
Employers who are currently relying upon a "highly compensated" version of the FLSA's white-collar exemptions should carefully consider the 2016/2017 transitional implications of the higher "total annual compensation" dollar amount that goes into effect on December 1.
What if there is already a way to "credit" various non-salary compensation against an increased salary minimum?
The publication date for the U.S. Labor Department's revised federal Fair Labor Standards Act's Section 13(a)(1) "white collar" exemption definitions remains uncertain. But a growing consensus is that they are likely to be released within the next four weeks or so.
Coming changes in at least some of the U.S. Labor Department's definitions for the federal Fair Labor Standards Act's Section 13(a)(1) "white collar" exemptions are leading employers to evaluate whether employees they treat as exempt meet all of the duties-related requirements.
Congress has responded to the U.S. Labor Department's impending revisions of its FLSA Section 13(a)(1) exemption definitions by introducing nullifying legislation.
The U.S. Labor Department has submitted its final revised regulatory definitions of the FLSA's Section 13(a)(1) exemptions for review by the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs.
U.S. Solicitor of Labor M. Patricia Smith has reportedly said again today that the U.S. Labor Department's revised regulatory definitions of the FLSA's Section 13(a)(1) exemptions will be released in July.
Members of the U.S. House of Representatives have written to Labor Secretary Labor Tom Perez to express concerns about the U.S. Labor Department's proposed revisions in its regulatory definitions of the FLSA's Section 13(a)(1) exemptions.
The U.S. Labor Department is looking to a Spring 2016 date for publishing the "Final Rule" revising the FLSA's Section 13(a)(1) regulations.