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Exempt Employee

Oh my! Today – November 22, 2016 – a judge in Texas blocked federal overtime rules that would have opened up the way for pay increases and overtime pay for millions of workers across the nation. The new rule was set to go live on December 1, 2016. Read on for the details…

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Listen up Employers, Managers and Supervisors! The Department of Labor has released the much anticipated White Collar Overtime Exemption Final Rule today – May 18th, 2016. This is truly BREAKING NEWS that all employers must pay  attention to and prepare for now! Implementation is December 1, 2016!

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Now here’s something all will love to hear:  “You may be getting a pay raise if you make less than $50,440 a year (before taxes)!” 

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The current threshold is only $23,660 for exempt employees. The president’s proposal takes it up to $50,400, about $969.23 per week. Jarod Bernstein from the Washington Post had this to say this morning:  “As Ross Eisenbrey argued in a paper written a few years ago (for the 75thanniversary of the FLSA), that’s the 1975 threshold, […]

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Uh oh! Even the attorneys get it wrong sometimes. Exempt Employee Misclassification is not joke! The case has not actually been decided. But, the claim sounds reasonable. The thing that makes this case so intriguing and not just a little bit scary is the fact that this particular law firm advertises Wage and Hour Law as […]

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