Posts Tagged ‘overtime pay laws’

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 »

It’s Back – New Federal Overtime Rule Proposed

On March 7, 2019, 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. According to the DOL, this increase could result in more than a million additional American workers eligible for […]

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

Changes to Federal Overtime Rules Moving Forward

Over a year ago, President Obama directed the Secretary of Labor to begin creating new federal overtime rules under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). On May 5, 2015, the Department of Labor announced that it has finally finished drafting the highly anticipated proposed rules. The proposed rules will be open for public comment in […]

6 May 15 - Compensation, Overtime - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »