Fair labor Standards Act Tag

On September 24, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor announced a final rule to make 1.3 million American workers newly eligible for overtime pay.  The new rule will take effect on January 1, 2020. The final rule updates the earnings thresholds necessary to exempt executive, administrative...

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In a surprising victory for employer groups and 21 states in a lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court in Eastern District of Texas, Judge Amos Mazzant issued a nationwide preliminary injunction that effectively stopped implementation of the Department of Labor’s new overtime rule, which...

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In Moran v. Al Basit, LLC (June 1, 2015), the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that an employee’s testimony alone was enough to go to trial on a Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) claim in a lawsuit for overtime compensation. In light of this...

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While some portions of the new health care law have been delayed, the October 1, 2013 deadline for employers to provide notification to employees about their health coverage options and the health insurance marketplaces/exchanges is still in effect. All employers subject to (Fair Labor Standards Act)...

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