Tag Archives: Department of Labor

Tracking Time: The Methods, the Risks and When You Can Change Time Cards

by Nancy Owen, PHR As Ben Franklin once stated, “Time is Money”. Entrepreneur Brian Tracy says, “Your greatest resource is your time.” So how do you keep track of your employee’s time? Keeping track of non-exempt employees’ time is not … Continue reading

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FMLA: What to Know BEFORE it Happens

by Nancy Owen, PHR The Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is a federal law that provides eligible employees of covered employers with unpaid, job-protected leave for specified family and medical reasons. Eligible employees may take up to 12 or 26 … Continue reading

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A Quick Update on the DOL’s Overtime Rule

by Renee Mielnicki, Esquire Last week, I blogged about what to expect as a result of the nationwide preliminary injunction issued by a federal Texas Judge that blocked the Department of Labor’s overtime rule from going into effect on December … Continue reading

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So the New DOL Rule was Blocked . . . What Next?

by Renee Mielnicki, Esquire Hopefully, the shock of the Texas Court’s ruling on November 22nd that blocked the Department of Labor’s (DOL) new overtime rule from becoming effective December 1st has now worn off a bit. As a professional that … Continue reading

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BIG NEWS: Federal Judge BLOCKS the DOL’s New Overtime Rules

by Laura Pokrzywa Just when you thought nothing could be more unexpected than the Chicago Cub’s winning the World Series, U.S. District Judge Amos Mazzant entered a preliminary injunction to block the Department of Labor from implementing the new minimum … Continue reading

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OSHA delays anti-retaliation rule . . . again.

Earlier this summer, Renee Mielnicki wrote about a new OSHA rule that could impact your accident reporting requirements. A few weeks later, she followed that article with an update about an announced delay for part of the new rule.  Once … Continue reading

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21 States (among others) File Suit against DOL for New Overtime Rules

by Laura Pokrzywa You may have heard that last week almost half of the states joined ranks to file a complaint against the Department of Labor (DOL) regarding the new overtime rules scheduled to take effect December 1st this year. … Continue reading

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Overtime Changes will Impact Non-Profits and Public Employers, too.

by Renee Mielnicki, Esquire If you are a regular follower of our blog, you may have already read our previous articles about the Department of Labor’s new overtime rule: The New Requirements for Overtime Exemptions are Out and How Employers … Continue reading

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How Employers Should Prepare for the New Overtime Rules

by Laura Pokrzywa As we detailed in last week’s post, the Department of Labor’s new overtime rules have been announced and go into effect on December 1, 2016. Now that we all know what to expect, the time has come … Continue reading

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The New Requirements for Overtime Exemptions are Out

by Laura Pokrzywa After months of speculation and more than 270,000 comments from businesses, the Department of Labor (DOL) announced today the new minimum salary level requirements for the executive, administrative, and professional exemptions allowed under the Fair Labor Standard … Continue reading

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