Understanding the December 1 Payroll Change

Under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), employees must be paid at least the applicable minimum wage for all hours worked. In addition, employees must be paid overtime compensation for any hours worked over 40 during the workweek. However, an employee who satisfies the requirements under one of the FLSA’s exemptions may be “exempt” […]

Overtime Exemption Rule Change: Early Publication

The final rule on the Department of Labor’s (DOL) proposed changes to the FLSA overtime exemptions may be published sooner than the anticipated July 2016 date. On March 14, the DOL sent the final draft of the rule to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), indicating a faster timeline than what was anticipated. The […]