The Final White Collar Exemption Rule is Here: Now What?

The Department of Labor (DOL) announced the final rule on changes to the “white collar” exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) on May 18, 2016. The final rule is effective Dec. 1, 2016. To qualify for certain white collar exemptions, an employee must meet a salary basis test, a salary level test and […]

DOL Issues New Overtime Payment Rules

On May 18, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a final rule regarding overtime wage payment qualifications for the “white collar” exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The final rule is effective Dec. 1, 2016. The final rule increases the salary an employee must be paid in order to qualify for […]

Overtime Wage Payment: Ohio

Federal overtime wage law is covered by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). In Ohio, overtime requirements are also covered by the Minimum Fair Wage Standards (MFWS). Under both laws, employees must receive one and one-half times their regular wage rate for all hours worked in excess of 40 hours during a workweek. The Bureau […]