Posts Tagged ‘DOL’

Federal Overtime Final Rule Effective January 2020

As reported earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) proposed an update to the federal overtime rules that would increase the salary threshold for employees that are exempt under the white-collar executive, administrative and professional exemptions. The DOL announced yesterday the final rule will increase the salary threshold for white-collar exemptions from $455 per […]

25 Sep 19 - Overtime - Matthew J. Roberts, Esq. - No CommentsRead More »

DOL Opinion: Using FMLA Leave to Attend Child’s Special Education Meetings

The Department of Labor (DOL) recently issued an opinion letter confirming that parents may take time off under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) to attend individualized education program (IEP) meetings for children receiving special education. The federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act requires schools to develop IEPs for children receiving special education services. […]

9 Sep 19 - FMLA/CFRA - James W. Ward - No CommentsRead More »

VETS-4212 Reporting Cycle Opened August 1

The 2019 U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS) filing season started August 1, 2019, and the filing deadline is September 30, 2019. Federal contractors and subcontractors must submit the VETS-4212 report annually with the number of employees in their workforces who are veterans covered under Vietnam Era Veteran’s Readjustment Assistance […]

8 Aug 19 - Reporting Requirements - Katie Culliton - No CommentsRead More »

Calculating Nondiscretionary Bonuses in Regular Rate of Pay

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently issued an opinion letter addressing the calculation of quarterly and annual nondiscretionary bonuses as part of the regular rate of pay. Specifically, whether an employer, under the terms of a collective bargaining agreement, may recalculate the regular rate of pay for each workweek of the bonus period by […]

19 Jul 19 - Compensation - Bianca Saad - No CommentsRead More »

Compliance Issues, #MeToo Movement Impact Employers

Over the past year, employers’ compliance challenges increased significantly thanks to both an uptick in federal employment law enforcement, and the growing “patchwork” of state and local requirements, according to the 2019 Littler Annual Employer Survey. The survey, released May 8, found that employers’ primary concern is the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) enforcement of […]

22 May 19 - Harassment, Paid Family Leave, Reporting Requirements - Jessica Mulholland - No CommentsRead More »