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How the New Overtime Law Will Impact Your Organization’s Culture

With the recent injunction, the new Fair Labor Standards Act overtime rule changes have been stopped—at least, for the moment. Many experts believe it’s a temporary pause and the law will eventually be implemented with modifications. Since the law was supposed to take effect in December, many companies and nonprofits made changes in their organization to reclassify salaried employees who were making …

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Overtime Regulations Article Roundup: December 6, 2016

On November 22nd, businesses suddenly suffered a whiplash as a Federal judge ruled the imminent overtime regulations to be illegal. Coming just four business days before the new regulations take effect on December 1st, organizations everywhere are scrambling to understand the implications. Our monthly roundup features several articles to help you make sense of the current situation and plan a …

From the Trenches: A Lawyer’s Perspective on FLSA Violations

From the Trenches: A Lawyer’s Perspective on FLSA Violations – Part 1

We’ve written several articles about the legal risks and ramifications of being out of compliance with state and federal payroll regulations. But we wanted to get the perspective of someone who works in the trenches and sees the consequences of FLSA violations firsthand every day. So we sat down with employment litigation attorney Matt Elliott and asked him for his take …

Are You Breaking These Top 5 Overlooked FLSA Requirements?

With the new government overtime changes effective on December 1, staying in compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act has become more challenging—and risky—for companies across all industries. Even before the latest changes, there have been a number of high-profile cases resulting major fines against companies that don’t comply with FLSA. Many organizations suddenly need to become experts on what …

How the New Overtime Law Impacts Professional and Grant-based Companies

The new FLSA overtime rules have been officially announced, and the minimum threshold for overtime-eligible employees will go from $23,660 to $47,476 on December 1, 2016. Companies have until then to figure out all the adjustments they need to make. With this new law, over 4 million U.S. workers that were exempt are now overtime-eligible. Professional and grant-based organizations that …