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A Salary "Credit" Is Already "Permitted"

April 28, 2016 04:14
by John E. Thompson
USDOL has long recognized that employers may satisfy the FLSA Section 13(a)(1) exemptions' salary requirement by paying a predetermined amount each pay period as a guaranteed draw or advance against incentive-based compensation.

Ready For The Looming Exemption Changes?

April 19, 2016 02:46
by John E. Thompson
Time is running out to prepare for the U.S. Labor Department's revised FLSA Section 13(a)(1) "white collar" exemption definitions.

"The Online Exemption Checklist Says . . ."

April 4, 2016 07:27
by John E. Thompson
No checklist or questionnaire is an adequate substitute for the indispensable analysis and judgment required to determine whether one of the FLSA's Section 13(a)(1) "white collar" exemptions applies.

Bills Introduced To Stop FLSA Exemption Changes

March 22, 2016 09:29
by Corey J. Goerdt
Congress has responded to the U.S. Labor Department's impending revisions of its FLSA Section 13(a)(1) exemption definitions by introducing nullifying legislation.

Final Exemption Regulations Sent To OIRA For Review

March 15, 2016 08:02
by John E. Thompson
The U.S. Labor Department has submitted its final revised regulatory definitions of the FLSA's Section 13(a)(1) exemptions for review by the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs.

Can A Salary "Build-In" Overtime Pay?

March 11, 2016 05:43
by John E. Thompson
Can employers comply with the FLSA by paying non-exempt employees weekly salaries that "build-in" overtime compensation for up to a particular number of overtime hours?

"It Must Be OK – Everybody Does It!"

March 2, 2016 01:39
by John E. Thompson
An employer should not rely simply upon even long-held conventional wisdom where the FLSA is concerned.

Exemption Regulations Update: Probable July Release

February 17, 2016 12:26
by John E. Thompson
U.S. Solicitor of Labor M. Patricia Smith has reportedly said again today that the U.S. Labor Department's revised regulatory definitions of the FLSA's Section 13(a)(1) exemptions will be released in July.

House Members Oppose Exemption Changes

February 15, 2016 03:06
by John E. Thompson
Members of the U.S. House of Representatives have written to Labor Secretary Labor Tom Perez to express concerns about the U.S. Labor Department's proposed revisions in its regulatory definitions of the FLSA's Section 13(a)(1) exemptions.

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