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New overtime rules for "White Collar" employees could affect nonlicensed supervisors
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • June 20 2016

The U.S. Department of Labor has announced a major change in the way it defines which employees are exempt from federal overtime law requirements


DOL set to begin enforcing home care workers overtime rule
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • October 29 2015

The Department of Labor (DOL) will begin enforcing its home care worker wage rule on November 12, 2015. Enforcement was delayed after the D.C


President to “modernize” overtime protections under the FLSA
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • March 14 2014

To address concerns of income inequality, President Obama announced Thursday that he is instructing the Secretary of Labor to "modernize and


Could this be you? An employee questions his “exempt” status and demands overtime pay. what should you do?
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • August 2 2012

Recently, a new client called about an employee who had questioned his status as an employee “exempt” from overtime pay


Mortgage loan underwriters may be non-exempt
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • October 6 2010

Mortgage loan officers (MLOs) generally have been treated as exempt from FLSA overtime and minimum wage requirements based on a Wage and Hour Opinion Letter issued in 2006 that reached the conclusion that MLOs satisfied the administrative exemption


Are you my “employee?”
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • September 15 2010

As an employer, one of the first things you do when engaging someone to perform work or services for your organization is to classify that worker


Nursing mothers’ break-time fact sheet
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • July 30 2010

The United States Department of Labor (DOL), the federal agency responsible for enforcing the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), recently issued a Fact Sheet discussing the new break-time requirement for nursing mothers to express milk


Mortgage loan officers generally not exempt from wage and hour laws
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • April 9 2010

On March 24, 2010, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) issued its first Administrator's Interpretation, addressing the federal minimum wage and overtime administrative exemption as applied to the typical mortgage loan officer (MLO


Avoiding legal pitfalls during the flu season
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • December 10 2009

Flu season is upon us, and especially in light of looming concerns over the H1N1 influenza, prudent employers are planning ahead


FLSA liability for meal periods
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2009

Bricker & Eckler has previously alerted employers to the potential overtime pay liability pitfalls related to meal periods