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Another Study Urges Restricting Employers' Scheduling Options

June 29, 2015 07:23
by John E. Thompson
A report advocating scheduling requirements and limitations in the District of Columbia is representative of a much-broader movement of this kind.

Compensation Generally | Hours Worked | Legislation | Recordkeeping | State-Specific Posts

Exemption Proposals Apparently Still Under Review

June 18, 2015 09:48
by John E. Thompson
Indications are that the proposed new definitions for the FLSA's executive, administrative, professional, outside-sales, and derivative exemptions will not be officially published this week.

Expect USDOL Independent-Contractor "Clarification" This Summer

June 17, 2015 04:35
by John E. Thompson
U.S. Wage and Hour Division Administrator David Weil has announced that he will soon release an Administrator Interpretation intended to clarify who is and is not an independent contractor under the FLSA.

Compliance | Employee Status | Employer Status | Independent Contractor

"Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces" Provisions Proposed

June 9, 2015 01:39
by The Editor
The U.S. Labor Department, the Defense Department, the General Services Administration, and NASA have jointly published proposed requirements and related guidance under Executive Order 13673, the "Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order".

Government Contracts | Proposed Regulations

Timekeeping For Exempt Employees: Poll Results

May 28, 2015 02:22
by John E. Thompson
The responses to our earlier poll suggest that many employers maintain records of the hours worked by their exempt employees.

Exemptions And Exceptions | Recordkeeping | Timekeeping

Timekeeping For Exempt Employees

May 19, 2015 04:30
by John E. Thompson
Should an employer keep records of the time worked by employees who qualify for an FLSA minimum-wage and/or overtime exemption?

Exemptions And Exceptions | Recordkeeping | Timekeeping

FLSA Exemption Revisions Sent To OMB (Updated 05 08 15: Proposals To Be Out By June 18)

May 6, 2015 02:51
by John E. Thompson
Proposed new definitions for the FLSA's Section 13(a)(1) executive, administrative, professional, outside-sales, and derivative exemptions have been submitted to OMB for review.

FLSA Exemption Changes: More On Salaried-Employee Alternatives

May 1, 2015 01:55
by John E. Thompson
Employers are permitted to take cost-control concerns into account in designing a variety of new pay plans for employees who become non-exempt as the result of revisions in the U.S. Labor Department's exemption regulations.

"Predictable Scheduling" Concept Gaining Momentum

April 15, 2015 04:25
by John E. Thompson
It appears that coordinated efforts to press for legally-mandated scheduling requirements are underway.

Compensation Generally | Hours Worked | Legislation | Recordkeeping | State-Specific Posts

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