BREAKING NEWS: Federal Judge Halts Overtime Rule

On November 22, 2016, a federal judge denied the Labor Department from implementing its new overtime rule, unexpectedly granting an injunction that deals a severe blow to one of the president’s landmark workplace regulations.   The court precluded the rule nationwide days before it was scheduled to take effect December 1st.   President-elect Donald Trump may consider … Read more

Final Annual Overtime Rules

Yesterday, May 19th, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor released the new rules raising the nations exempt salary weekly threshold from $455 a week to $913 a week, and the annual threshold from $23,660 a year to $47,476 a year. This is the first time since 2004 that the white collar overtime regulations have been … Read more