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Federal Judge Blocks Implementation of New Overtime Exemption Rule

On November 22, 2016, a federal judge in Texas issued an injunction against the Department of Labor’s new overtime exemption regulations that were scheduled to take effect on December 1, 2016. The regulations would have required employers to pay time-and-a-half to their employees who work more than 40 hours a week and earn less than […]

House Votes to Delay Updates to the Overtime Exemption Rules

Recently, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to delay the Obama Administration’s revisions to the overtime exemption rules that were scheduled to go into effect December 1, 2016 until June 1, 2017. On May 17, 2016 the Obama Administration released their Final Rule to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The key update will […]

How Updates to the Overtime Exemption Rule Affect New York Businesses

Recently, the United States Department of Labor released the final updates to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), doubling the annual salary threshold from less than $23,660 to $47,476, under which most salaried employees fall. The update will extend overtime availability to 4.2 million workers to receive time-and-a-half wages for every hour they work beyond […]

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