DOL Proposes to Move FLSA Salary Threshold to $35,308


Yesterday, the Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued a much anticipated Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“NPRM”) proposing to increase the salary threshold for the so-called “white collar” exemption from the minimum wage and overtime requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) applicable to “bona fide” executive, administrative, professional, outside sales, and computer employees.
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Employers Should Watch for Wage and Hour Changes in 2019


The DOL recently released its Fall Regulatory Agenda, signaling its intent to act on some important issues under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”).
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Supreme Court Reduces Burden of Showing Jobs Are Exempt Under the FLSA


In Encino Motorcars LLC v. Navarro, 2018 WL 1568026 (Apr. 2, 2018) (“Encino Motorcars II”), the Supreme Court recently concluded that “service advisors” in a car dealership were not entitled to overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) because of a statutory exemption for certain “salesmen” in the auto industry.
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New Tax Law Provides Employer Credit for Paid Family and Medical Leave


There has been a lot of talk in the news about the new tax law known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, that was passed by Congress and signed into law in late December 2017.
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Lessons for Employers in FLSA Collective Action Strategy from the Service Industry


One of the most common types of litigation facing employers is the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) collective action.
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