How the New Overtime Rule Will Help Women & Families
This report, a collaboration between the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) and MomsRising, is an analysis of the U.S. Department of Labor’s proposed change to the overtime threshold and how this change will affect working women. The report focuses on the 5.9 million workers who would be “newly covered” by the proposed increase and …
Maine: Governor Signs Legislation Finalizing Rules for Retail...
Democratic Gov. Janet Mills on Thursday signed legislation finalizing regulations governing the licensed production and retail sale of cannabis to adults. With the passage of the new rules, it is estimated that marijuana retailers may be operational by March 2020.
DOL Proposes Alternative Electronic Delivery Rules for Pension Plans
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SBA Applauds U.S. Dept. of Labor Overtime Rules
Submitted by Protect San Jose on Fri, 03/08/2019 - 10:03 Stay safe, Paul FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Robert Mladinich, SBA Communications Director, Phone: 917-204-5916 SBA APPLAUDS RELEASE OF U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR OVERTIME RULE THAT PROTECTS THE OVERTIME RIGHTS OF POLICE AND OTHER FIRST RESPONDERS Regulations continue protections from the 2004 Overtime Rule that the SBA championed specific to police sergeants and extends overtime rights to…
How retailers will cope with new overtime rules
The Labor Department released a new rule doubling the salary threshold for for overtime exemption to $47,476 a year starting Dec. 1. The rule is expected to affect about 35% of full-time salaried employees and 64% of salaried employees in the retail and restaurant industries. NRF said the new rule will force companies to demote salaried managers or cut their hours to avoid paying overtime. "Whenever that happens to an employee they feel immediately demoted and devalued in the workplace.
Give Me a Break: The Need for DOL to Review Outdated and Stifling Workplace Rules
As the U.S. Department of Labor DOL prepares for new leadership in the coming months now more than e...
ALERT: DOL Releases New Revised Rules Regarding Employee Scheduling
ALERT: DOL RELEASES NEW REVISED RULES REGARDING EMPLOYEE SCHEDULING The State Department of Labor has issued revised rules governing “call-in pay,” advanced scheduling and related employee scheduling issue. This memo from Frank Kerbein, our HR issue director, provides an overview of the revised rule, key changes, and significant remaining issues . This revised rule is subject to an additional 30 day public comment period, ending January…
This is how the new overtime rule will affect you and your firm
AIA has put together a brief outline to help explain what architects can expect this December.
How Maine can finally experience majority rule
To win elections with a majority support using a ranked-choice ballot, candidates must reach beyond their base, talk with more voters and ask for their support.. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and obituaries from the Bangor Daily News.
Overtime Rule: Should Employers Raise Wages or Reclassify Workers?
The proposed federal overtime rule isn’t expected to take effect until January 2020, but employers may need to start planning now if they have exempt employees who are earning less than $35,308 a year.
3 things for HR to do before new overtime rules drop
Nothing's final yet, but employers shouldn't play the waiting game, experts told HR Dive.
NFL Rumors: Will The League Change Pass Interference, Overtime Rules This Offseason?
Saints and Chiefs fans might hope for justice when the NFL competition committee meets in the offseason, but there is no guarantee of any rule changes.
How to Survive a DOL Audit
Statistics consistently reflect over 70 percent of retirement plans audited by the DOL result in fines, penalties, reimbursements and other “ Total Monetary Results“ of over $1 billion per year. This unique, engaging program will educate attendees on how to Survive a DOL audit of your company retirement plan Understand the sources of your potential liabilities, and whether anyone else is sharing the liability with you…
FLSA’s New Overtime Rule: How It Impacts Employers and More than 1 Million Employees
By ComplyRight – On September 24, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a final rule that will make 1.3 million workers newly eligible for overtime pay. Under the new guidelines, the minimum salary threshold increases to $684/week ($35,568 annually), effective January 1, 2020. With very few exceptions, employers must pay time-and-a-half to workers …
New York State’s Criminal Rules of Procedure Finally Catch Up
These changes in New York state reflect a national trend toward progressive prosecution, bail reform and open discovery.
FDA finalizes rules for when a biosimilar is 'interchangeable' with a biologic
The FDA spelled out exactly what kind of studies biosimilar drug makers must conduct in order to be considered “interchangeable” with a biologic drug.
FINALIZED Overtime Rule: How does it impact you?
The Department of Labor released its long-awaited final overtime regulations yesterday. The most s...
DOL proposes new rules on overtime
By J. Kent Pearson, Jr. Bullard Law Oregon based law firm The federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) generally requires subject employers to pay non-exempt employees overtime at a rate not less than one and one-half times the employees’ “regular rate” of pay for hours worked in excess of 40 in a workweek. As defined …
The CMS finalized two payment rules last week that simultaneously sought to empower clinicians to...
The CMS finalized two payment rules last week that simultaneously sought to empower clinicians to spend more time with patients, while also paying them less for some services.
10 changes to the finalized DOL fiduciary rule
The final DOL fiduciary rule is different from the proposed rule. Here are 10 key changes you need to know about.