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USDOL's proposed white-collar exemption changes a/k/a Overtime Rule 2.0 includes a proposed minimum salary threshold of $679 per week.  The period for public comment will close on May 21, 2019.

USDOL's long-awaited proposed white-collar exemption changes a/k/a Overtime Rule 2.0 includes a proposed minimum salary threshold of $679 per week.

USDOL reportedly is submitting a proposed rule for review by the federal Office of Management and Budget.  Publication on target for first quarter.

The first of several USDOL "listening" sessions provided few answers.  The primary question remains whether the agency will listen this time around as it takes on the FLSA's white-collar exemptions.

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.

The U.S. Department of Labor projects that no proposed changes in the 2016 compensation revisions affecting the FLSA's "white collar" exemptions will be forthcoming before October 2018.

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.

The U.S. Department of Labor is appealing September's summary-judgment ruling against its "overtime rule".

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.

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".

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