The past week involved a flurry of activity from the federal agencies responsible for promulgating and enforcing employment and labor rules. Click below for more information:

The past week involved a flurry of activity from the federal agencies responsible for promulgating and enforcing employment and labor rules. Click below for more information:

  • DOL issued the final version of its new overtime rule, raising the minimum salary threshold required for “white collar” exemptions to $47,476 per year, effective December 1, 2016.
  • EEOC issued final rules on employer wellness programs. For more in-depth coverage of this issue, read our blog post here.
  • OSHA issued a new final rule modernizing data collection by requiring employers to electronically submit information about injuries and illness.