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Federal Court Blocks Overtime Rule

In a stunning turn of events, a federal court has granted a preliminary injunction against the Department of Labor (DOL’s) new overtime rule.

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21 States Sue DOL Over New Overtime Rules

The US Chamber of Commerce, joined by a group of business associations and 21 state governments, is suing the Department of Labor (DOL) over its controversial new overtime rules. The lawsuits pose the most credible challenge yet to the new rules' enactment. 

Congress Delays Overtime Rules in Puerto Rico

While U.S. businesses scramble to prepare for the Department of Labor’s new overtime rules, Congress has granted Puerto Rico employers a welcome reprieve. 

Your Action Plan for the DOL’s New Overtime Rules

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires workers to be paid overtime if they work more than 40 hours a week. However, since the law’s passage in 1938, certain employees have been exempted from this requiovrement. Wages are part of that equation—and effective this year, the minimum salary to exempt an employee from overtime is doubling.

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Final Overtime Rules Released

Employers have waited with bated breath for months for the Department of Labor (DOL) to unveil the final version of its new, unprecedented overtime rules. The wait is over.

What You Need to Know to Prepare for New Overtime Rules

The Department of Labor has proposed changes to overtime pay regulations, and they will have serious implications on the way employers compensate their workers. Although the rules haven’t gone into effect yet, you need to be prepared and plan ahead to stay compliant and keep your payroll running smoothly.

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New Overtime Rules Set for July Release

The Department of Labor is set to enact new overtime rules this summer—putting millions of workers back on the clock.

HR Budgeting: One Proposed Salary Rate Change You Need to Know

Tis’ the season for HR budgeting. As you finalize your 2016 list and check it twice, there are some potential new laws that, if not planned for, could put a dent in your spending.

HR Budgeting: One Proposed Salary Rate Change You Need to Know

Tis’ the season for HR budgeting. As you finalize your 2016 list and check it twice, there are some potential new laws that, if not planned for, could put a dent in your spending.

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Contractor or Employee? How to Keep Classification Straight

There’s a new startup bandwagon on the loose, making regular stops around the tech world each week. It pulls up in the form of an article on the sharing economy and how one more rising startup is transitioning contract workers to employee status. One week it’s Luxe Valet, the next it’s Sprig, and don’t forget Shyp. Despite the trend itself—and the allure of some great press—the move really is one worth celebrating, for each of these companies. It’s not just a step towards longevity, but ultimately a business decision that puts their people, their employees, first. More benefits, more worker protections, and overall a more solid footing with the company are now theirs to enjoy.