U.S. Department of Labor

The wait is over (for better or worse) – the DOL has released its final rule concerning  changes to the salary requirements to be exempt from the overtime pay requirement under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

Under the final rule, the DOL has increased the minimum salary threshold that must be paid in order

On June 30, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division, after being prompted by President Obama, announced proposed rule changes that would dramatically affect the salary requirements for employees who are exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act’s overtime requirements.  For nearly 9 months, no action was taken to move the proposed

Even if you are using the most current model FMLA forms from the U.S. Department of Labor, some of those forms “expire” at the end of February. When an employee advises his or her employer of the need (or possible need) for FMLA-qualifying leave, the employer must timely provide the employee with a “Notice of