Employers should be aware of two developments in federal wage and hour law. The U.S. Supreme Court has issued an employer-friendly decision regarding the interpretation of the FLSA exemptions and the U.S. Department of Labor has launched a new program that will allow employers to self-audit and avoid fines for accidental violations of the federal
Obama-era Overtime Rule Raised from the Dead?
Posted in Labor & Employment
On October 30, 2017, apparently in the spirit of Halloween, the Department of Labor gave life to the Obama-era Overtime Rule we previously reported was virtually dead. The DOL appealed the Texas federal judge’s decision to strike down the Rule. In a short press release, however, the DOL made it clear that it would…