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Court Rejects Kentucky Wage-Hour Representative Actions

March 20, 2015 01:39
by Tim Weatherholt
The Kentucky Court of Appeals has ruled that neither collective actions nor class actions are authorized under the Kentucky Wages and Hours Act.

Enforcement | Litigation | State-Specific Posts

"No Opinion Letters" Policy Reaffirmed

March 16, 2015 07:21
by John E. Thompson
U.S. Wage and Hour Administrator David Weil has said that the Wage and Hour Division will not resume the practice of issuing opinion letters in response to questions about FLSA compliance.

Compliance | Government Enforcement

"Tipped Minimum Wage" Nonsense Continues

February 16, 2015 03:57
by John E. Thompson
Tipped-worker employers should immediately respond to the misleading "tipped minimum wage" PR campaign.

Legislation | Minimum Wage | Tips And Tip Credit

A Substantial Salary-Test Jump Is Likely

February 4, 2015 02:35
by John E. Thompson
Recent "open letters" and related publicity strongly suggest that a substantial increase in the salary test for the FLSA "white collar" exemptions is probable.

Judge Vacates Parts of USDOL Home-Care Regulation

January 16, 2015 04:27
by Kevin Troutman  & Ted Boehm
A District of Columbia federal judge has scuttled key aspects of the U.S. Labor Department's revised rule that was designed to extend the FLSA's minimum-wage and overtime requirements to many previously-exempt home care workers starting January 1, 2015.

Exemptions And Exceptions | Final Regulations | Litigation

Court Vacates Imminent Bar To Third-Party Employer's Claiming Companionship/Live-In Domestic Exemptions

December 23, 2014 04:54
by Ted Boehm
A federal district judge has held that the U.S. Labor Department exceeded its authority by attempting to preclude third-party employers from invoking the FLSA's Section 13(a)(15) "companionship" exemption and its Section 13(b)(21) overtime exemption for "live-in domestics".

Exemptions And Exceptions | Final Regulations


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