Two recent USDOL opinion letters examine the contours of the FLSA's “outside salesman” exemption, providing helpful information to employers regarding an exemption that may appear simple and straightforward at first glance.
USDOL has maintained a very busy agenda for the end of 2018 and the beginning of 2019, but recent action plans released by the President show that we may be in for additional, significant regulatory changes in the future.
USDOL reportedly is submitting a proposed rule for review by the federal Office of Management and Budget. Publication on target for first quarter.
Recent U.S. Labor Department news releases show something important about its current approach to enforcing the federal Fair Labor Standards Act.
The U.S. Labor Department's investigative focus on some of the nation's preeminent homebuilders is simply a reflection of the administration's longstanding interest in construction as a so-called "fissured industry".