Overtime

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    By Susan Prince, JD The federal Department of Labor (DOL) has released proposed changes to the overtime regulations. These proposed changes would increase the salary level for exemption from overtime to $921 per week (or $774 per week, if employed in American Samoa by employers other than the federal government), from the current salary...
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    by Susan Prince The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has submitted proposed changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act’s (FLSA) overtime regulations to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review. The new regulations will increase the number of employees nationwide who qualify for overtime. Employers, get ready because the...
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    Wage and hour law refers to the body of law that establishes and regulates wage standards, including, but not limited to, minimum wage and overtime. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) sets the majority of wage and hour law at the federal level. Other factors, however, control minimum wage as well. The IRS, for example, sets the parameters for...

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    The federal law requiring employers to pay overtime compensation to employees is the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The FLSA was passed in 1938 to ensure a number of different “fair labor standards,” the most notable of which is the requirement that most employees be paid overtime. There are several additional overtime pay...

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    Two recent decisions may give franchisers and entities that use independent contractors cause for concern. In both rulings, the joint-employer doctrine was invoked to extend potential liability to the larger entities (in these cases, a franchiser and a grocery store chain). General Counsel: McDonald's joint employer In a departure from...
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    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit (whose rulings apply to all New Jersey employers) recently concluded that a successor employer could be liable for Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) violations committed by its predecessor. Facts Patricia Thompson was hired in June 2009 to work as a mortgage underwriter for Security Atlantic Mortgage...
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    Members of the Employers Counsel Network (ECN), including New Jersey Employment Law Letter editor Theresa Kelly, met in Austin, Texas, from April 22 to April 24. David Fortney, ECN member and cofounder of Washington, D.C., law firm Fortney & Scott, LLC, shared his insights into how the current political and policy climate is affecting labor...
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    Members of the Employers Counsel Network (ECN) met in Austin, Texas, from April 22 to April 24. David Fortney, ECN member and cofounder of Washington, D.C., law firm Fortney & Scott, LLC, shared his insights into how the current political and policy climate is affecting labor and employment issues, including White House directives,...
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    Members of the Employers Counsel Network (ECN), including Michigan Employment Law Letter editor Robert Vercruysse, met in Austin, Texas, from April 22 to April 24. David Fortney, ECN member and cofounder of Washington, D.C., law firm Fortney & Scott, LLC, shared his insights into how the current political and policy climate is affecting labor...
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    Members of the Employers Counsel Network (ECN), including Missouri Employment Law Letter editor John Vering, met in Austin, Texas, from April 22 to April 24. David Fortney, ECN member and cofounder of Washington, D.C., law firm Fortney & Scott, LLC, shared his insights into how the current political and policy climate is affecting labor and...
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