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How Will the New Overtime Regulations Affect Healthcare Employers?

USA - May 19 2016 The long-awaited U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) regulations on the "white collar" exemptions are finally here. As per the regulations, which are to…

Happy Holidays From The DOL: User-Friendly Webpage On Independent Contractors Misclassification Arrives

USA - December 19 2016 On December 19, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) issued what it describes as a "user-friendly webpage where workers, employers, and…

DOL Opinion Letter Finds Gig Economy Service Providers to Be Independent Contractors

USA - April 30 2019 In what appears to be a first, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has weighed in on the status of gig economy workers under the Fair Labor Standards…

Cara F. Barrick, Thomas M. McInerney.

Louisiana Governor Signs LGBT Discrimination Executive Order in Public Employment and ServicesEntry

USA - April 14 2016 On April 13, 2016, Louisiana's new governor, John Bel Edwards, signed an executive order protecting state employees and employees of state contractors…

The Latest on the Overtime Rule Litigation: District Judge Denies DOL’s Motion to Stay Pending a Ruling by the Court of Appeals

USA - January 3 2017 On January 3, 2017, Judge Amos L. Mazzant III issued a Memorandum Opinion and Order in State of Nevada v. United States Department of Labor, denying…