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23 January 2020

Department of Labor Publishes New Joint Employe...

On January 13, 2020, the Department of Labor issued a new rule revising the test for determining “joint employer” status.  The final rule was published in the Federal Register on January 16, 2020, and becomes effective 60 days from that date. To provide context, the DOL and the Courts long ago concluded that two separate companies can […]

26 September 2019

DOL Releases New Rules Increasing the Salary Th...

On September 24, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor released a new rule increasing the salary threshold for employees to qualify for the “white-collar” exemptions from overtime pay.  The DOL set the new salary minimum at $684 per week, or $35,568 per year.  The annual salary threshold for “highly compensated employees” was raised from $100,000 […]