Posts Tagged ‘salary threshold’

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 »

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 »

Stick a Fork in It —The Federal Overtime Rule is Really Over

Last week, a federal judge in Texas struck down the federal overtime rule, putting an end to this controversial proposal from the prior administration that would have made over four million new workers eligible for overtime pay. The rule would have set a new federal salary threshold that must be met before an executive, professional […]

7 Sep 17 - Overtime - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

CalChamber-Opposed Bill Accelerates Salary Threshold for Exempt Employees

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill that accelerates the minimum salary threshold for exempt employees is awaiting action on the Senate Floor. CalChamber is opposed to AB 1565 (Thurmond; D-Richmond) because if passed into law, it will significantly increase costs, especially on small employers who currently have a delayed increase under the minimum wage scheduled increases. Imposes a […]

23 Aug 17 - Exempt/Nonexempt - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »