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It’s Official: OIRA Has Received Proposed Part 541 Overtime Regulations
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • January 17 2019

The U.S. Department of Labor's (DOL) Wage and Hour Division (WHD) officially sent its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to revise the Part 541

DOL’s Opinion Letter Tackles Varying Average Wage Rates and FLSA Overtime Compliance
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • January 3 2019

On December 21, 2018, the Wage and Hour Division (WHD) of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) released an opinion letter, FLSA2018-28, in which it

Key Takeaways from the Recent Overtime Rule Listening Sessions
  • Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd PA
  • USA
  • November 28 2018

The Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) held public listening sessions on October 30, 2018 to gather views on the Part 541

New DOL Opinion Letter Extinguishes Private Fire Department’s Eligibility for Overtime Exemption
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • November 15 2018

Private contractors that provide fire service protection beware: you may not be able to claim partial exemptions for overtime under section 7(k) of

United States Department of Labor Announces Regulatory Agenda
  • Dykema Gossett PLLC
  • USA
  • October 23 2018

Last week, the Trump administration released the Fall 2018 Regulatory Agenda describing the intended regulatory activity among the various department

What's up for employers? Trump releases Fall '18 regulatory agenda
  • Constangy Brooks Smith & Prophete LLP
  • USA
  • October 19 2018

A preview of coming attractions! The Trump Administration issued its Fall 2018 regulatory agenda this week, which includes many items of interest to

Department of Labor Extends PAID Program for Resolving Employer FLSA Violations
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • October 18 2018

The DOL confirmed that after an initial six-month pilot, the Payroll Audit Independent Determination program, known as the PAID program, will continue

Inching Closer to a New Overtime Rule?
  • Ford & Harrison LLP
  • USA
  • October 2 2018

In 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) modified 29 C.F.R. 541 - which regulates the Fair Labor Standards Act’s (“FLSA”) white-collar

Not covered by the FLSA, but still liable for FLSA retaliation?
  • Constangy Brooks Smith & Prophete LLP
  • USA
  • September 21 2018

Yes, that is possible. Suppose you're a small local employer whose employees are not entitled to overtime under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act

Opinion letters - A valuable but often an underutilized tool by employers: The Department of Labor authors six new opinion letters responding to unique FMLA and FLSA employment issues
  • Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani
  • USA
  • September 10 2018

An often overlooked free resource available to employers is the option to request for an opinion letter from a federal or state agency. An opinion