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By Susan Prince, JD
Here we provide more details of the proposed overtime regulations, including fee payments, rules for computing compensation, the impact of additional compensation on exempt status, and rules for educational establishments. We also provide tips on what employers can do to help avoid compliance issues in the wake of the proposed rules.
By Susan Prince, JD
The federal Department of Labor (DOL) has released proposed changes to the overtime regulations. These proposed changes would increase the salary level for exemption from overtime to $921 per week, from the current salary threshold of $455 per week.
In an op-ed piece for the Huffington Post, President Obama announced yesterday that he intends to raise the salary threshold for overtime exemption from $23,660 to $50,400 a year. The change would officially come as part of new, long-awaited proposed changes to the overtime regulations from the federal Department of Labor (DOL).
This week's Compensation Daily Advisor covers FLSA specifics, health exchanges, benefits employees value, and rush to hire.
By Susan Schoenfeld, JD, BLR Senior Legal Editor
The U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decision in in Obergefell v. Hodges will also simplify and expand the application of a number of state and federal laws that grant certain rights and protections to spouses, including the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).
By Joan Farrell, J.D.
Today, in a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that states are prohibited from banning same-sex marriages.
By Jessica Webb-Ayer, J.D.
Yesterday, in a 6-3 opinion, the U.S. Supreme Court decided in King v. Burwell that Affordable Care Act (ACA) tax credits are available to individuals in states that have federal exchanges.
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