Posts Tagged ‘overtime’

New DOL-Issued Final Rule Updates ‘Regular Rate’ of Pay

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently announced a final rule that updates regulations governing the “regular rate” of pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Taking effect on January 15, 2020, the rule is not only the first major update in decades, but also provides clarity regarding what should be included or excluded […]

13 Dec 19 - Compensation - James W. Ward - No CommentsRead More »

New 2020 Exempt Classification Rates

California’s Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) announced rate changes for the computer software employee exemption and the licensed physician and surgeon exemption. The new rates take effect January 1, 2020. For the computer software employees’ exemption: The minimum hourly rate of pay exemption increased to $46.55 from its previous rate of $45.41; The minimum monthly salary increased […]

5 Nov 19 - Compensation - Katie Culliton - No CommentsRead More »

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 »

Demystifying ‘Regular Rate’ of Pay, Overtime

How does the regular rate work? Once I calculate the regular rate, does it change the employee’s hourly rate? Do I have to calculate a regular rate and then go back and pay that rate for all straight-time hours worked as well as overtime hours? These are common questions that we are asked about this […]

26 Mar 19 - Compensation, Overtime - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Comment Open On Proposed Federal Overtime Rule

As reported earlier, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a new, proposed federal overtime rule that would increase the white-collar salary threshold for exempt executive, administrative and professional employees from $23,660 to $35,308 per year. More than a million more American workers will become eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). […]

22 Mar 19 - Overtime - Katie Culliton - No CommentsRead More »