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The federal DOL overtime regulations go into effect this year. Are you ready?

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March 14, 2010
The Consumer Credit Protection Act (CCPA) and Wage Garnishments

In a BLR webinar presentation entitled ‘Payroll: How to Legally Handle Tax Levies and Garnishments’, Attorneys Clint Robison and Amy Jensen discussed the Consumer Credit Protection Act (CCPA). The CCPA performs the following tasks:

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  • protects employees from discharge by their employers because their wages have been garnished for any one debt
  • limits the amount of an employee's earnings that may be garnished in any one week

The Department of Labor Employment Standards Administration’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) administers the Act.

Clint Robison is a highly regarded employment attorney providing counseling and litigation services to public and private companies. Clint Robinson can be reached at Amy Jensen is a senior employment attorney who provides counseling and litigation services to a variety of companies, including restaurants, retail, manufacturing, and financial companies. Amy Jensen can be reached at More information about the law firm can be located at

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