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DOL Announcements

Hey Compliance Warriors! The DOL announced that beginning January 1st, 2019 the minimum wage will go up for federal contractors. Read on…

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Hey Compliance Warriors! U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta announced the U.S. Department of Labor’s new Office of Compliance Initiatives (OCI) during a speech today at the Voluntary Protection Programs Participants’ Association’s 2018 Safety+ National Symposium. Coordinated by the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy, this cross-agency effort complements the Department’s enforcement activities by […]

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Hey Compliance Warriors! On June 19, 2018 the DoL released the final rule regarding association health plans regulations. All the information is below. Read on…

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Hey Compliance Warriors! The DOL has a recently decided to reissue the 2009 withdrawn opinion letters. They are used to provide clarity for employers on wage and hour laws. Read on for more information…

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Hey Compliance Warriors! The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has decided not to defend the overtime rule finalized under the Obama Administration. Instead, the DOL will begin a new rulemaking process. Read on…

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Hi Ya’ll! Here is another addition of HR in Aggregate. In this feature, I provide some of the  most interesting human resources update articles from the last few days. Not only do I aggregate HR articles, but I also include articles on the latest Payroll (Wage and Hour) concerns and happenings.  Enjoy!

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Listen up Employers, Managers and Supervisors! The Department of Labor’s Solicitor of Labor, Patricia Smith, confirmed the release and implementation plans for the much anticipated White Collar Overtime Exemption Final Rule during her speech at the American Bar Association’s mid-winter meeting of the Federal Labor Standards Legislation Committee. This is truly BREAKING NEWS that all employers must pay […]

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Last week, the USDOL issued a statement regarding their view of the treatment of retail employees in the workplace. The US DOL believes employees are being cheated out of minimum wage and overtime protections and they are doing something to help single out the offending employers.

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On July 15th 2015, Department of Labor (DOL) Administrator, David Weil, issued the much anticipated Administrator’s Interpretation 2015-1 clarifying the DOL position regarding the independent contractor vs. employee debate.

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OMG! The DOL has promised us the new proposed guidelines for classifying Exempt workers No-Later-Than June 18th of this year. That’s pretty exciting stuff for employment law geeks like me! But, WAIT! There’s more………….

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