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Barnes & Thornburg LLP | USA | 26 Oct 2017

Will the DOL Rescind the Tip Pool Rule?

On Oct. 24, the Office of Management and Budget announced that it has received a proposal from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) to rescind its 2011

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Barnes & Thornburg LLP | USA | 16 Oct 2017

Survey Says: Incentive-Based Pay Systems Provide Higher Compensation Than Time-Based Models

Anyone who has engaged in collective bargaining knows that, generally, unions throw their arms up at any proposal dealing with incentive-based pay

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Barnes & Thornburg LLP | USA | 12 Oct 2017

Trouble in Federal Union Paradise

While private sector union membership has been declining for decades, down to 6.4 percent in 2016, public sector unions have remained relatively

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Barnes & Thornburg LLP | USA | 22 Aug 2017

NBA Team’s Electronic Display Operators are Employees, Not Independent Contractors, Says NLRB

On Aug. 18, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) determined that a group of electronic display operators for the NBA's Minnesota Timberwolves

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Barnes & Thornburg LLP | USA | 11 Jul 2017

U.S. Department of Labor Abandons Obama Overtime Rule

On June 30, the U.S. Department of Labor told the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit that it intends to abandon the Obama overtime rule, but

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Barnes & Thornburg LLP | USA | 10 Jul 2017

Department of Labor Aims to Rescind ‘Persuader Rule’; Comments Due Aug. 11

Last month, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) submitted a notice of proposed rulemaking intended to rescind what is known as the “persuader rule.”

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Barnes & Thornburg LLP | USA | 6 Jul 2017

A Welcome Move for Employers - Department of Labor Re-Establishes Wage and Hour Opinion Letters

Last week, Alexander Acosta, U.S. Secretary of Labor, announced that the U.S. Department of Labor will reinstate the issuance of opinion letters

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Barnes & Thornburg LLP | USA | 7 Jun 2017

Whose Law is it Anyway? NLRB Region’s Complaint Seeking to Have Contractors Converted to Employees Throws Agency into the Misclassification Fray with the IRS and DOL

Misclassification of employees as independent contractors is a huge area of concern for many companies, as a misclassification finding can result in

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Barnes & Thornburg LLP | USA | 24 May 2017

It Could Be. It Might Be. IT IS! DOL’s Persuader Rule To Be GONE!

Media outlets are reporting that the Department of Labor (DOL) officially is moving to drop its "persuader rule" that would have imposed significant

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Barnes & Thornburg LLP | USA | 19 May 2017

Current Administration Considers EEOC and Labor Department Subagency Merger

The Trump administration is reportedly considering a potential merger between the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and a Labor