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DOL Announcements

Hey Compliance Warriors! This memorandum provides updated interim guidance to Compliance Safety and Health Officers (CSHOs) for enforcing the requirements of 29 CFR Part 1904 with respect to the recording of occupational illnesses, specifically cases of COVID-19. On May 26, 2020, the previous memorandum on this topic[1] will be rescinded, and this new memorandum will go […]

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Hey Compliance Warriors! On May 20, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor announced a final rule that allows employers to pay bonuses or other incentive-based pay to salaried, nonexempt employees whose hours vary from week to week. The final rule clarifies that payments in addition to the fixed salary are compatible with the use of […]

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Hey Compliance Warriors! The U.S. Department of Labor today announced a final rule to provide greater simplicity and flexibility to retail industry employers. Provisions in the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) allow employers in retail and service industries to exempt certain employees paid primarily on a commission basis from overtime. Read on… Today’s rule withdraws […]

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Hey Compliance Warriors! The U.S. Department of Labor today announced three new opinion letters that address compliance issues related to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). An opinion letter is an official, written opinion by the Department’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) on how a particular law applies in specific circumstances presented by the person […]

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Hey Compliance Warriors! Here’s a press release from the DOL regarding the comment period for tip credit provisions new proposed rule. Read on..

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Hey Compliance Warriors! DOL is purposing to expand the eligibility of bonuses for certain types of employees. Read on…

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Hey Compliance Warriors! On November 4th the Wage and Hour Division will be holding a webinar to detail the final over time rule. Read on for the detail on how to sign up…

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Hey Compliance Warriors, Breaking news from the DOL today regarding tip credit provisions. Here’s the press release. Read on..

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Hey Compliance Warriors! The new head of the DOL has been nominated. Read on…

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Hey Compliance Warriors! Here’s an Update from the DOL on Joint Employer Status under the FLSA. Read on…

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