As we’ve blogged about before (see here), the Department of Labor published a Final Rule with an effective date of December 1, 2016, which nearly doubled the minimum salary an employee must earn to qualify for a “white collar exemption.” However, on November 22, 2016, a Texas federal court blocked the enactment of the amendments to the federal “white collar” exemptions for executive, administrative, and professional employees that were set to go into effect this week. Notably, the court did not halt the proposed amendments for the highly compensated employee exemption.

You can read the entire Client Alert, which includes details about the court order and actions for employers, here.