Archive for the ‘Overtime’ Category

Federal Overtime Rules Still on Hold – Response from DOL due May 1

The Department of Labor (DOL) was granted an extension until May 1, 2017, to form its position and file its briefs regarding the legitimacy of the new federal overtime rules. The revised federal overtime rule was set to take effect on December 1, 2016. The rule would change the salary level that must be met […]

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Court Blocks Federal Overtime Rule

Yesterday afternoon, a federal court in Texas issued a nationwide preliminary injunction blocking the Department of Labor (DOL) from enforcing the new federal overtime rule which was set to take effect on December 1, 2016. The federal overtime rule has been controversial, as it more than doubled the current federal salary level that must be […]

23 Nov 16 - Overtime - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

States Seek Emergency Stop to Federal Overtime Rule

Yesterday, a group of states seeking to halt the Department of Labor’s (DOL) federal overtime rule sought an emergency injunction asking a federal court to stop the rule before its December 1 effective date. As previously reported, 21 states have joined forces claiming that the DOL overstepped its authority in enacting the rule. A lawsuit […]

14 Oct 16 - Overtime - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

Ready or Not, Here It Comes: December 1 Federal Overtime Rule

Until recently, most California employers only needed to adjust their payroll systems and overtime rates when California’s minimum wage rates increased. But that’s all changing. Employers must now consider federal and local wage requirements in addition to California’s minimum wage rates — all of which gradually increase over time. Effective December 1, 2016, the new […]

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States and Businesses Sue to Halt Federal Overtime Rule

This week, 21 states and a coalition of more than 50 business groups filed separate lawsuits challenging the new Department of Labor (DOL) federal overtime rule. The federal overtime rule is scheduled to take effect on December 1, 2016. It changes the salary level that must be met before an executive, professional or administrative employee […]

21 Sep 16 - Overtime - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »