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Employers: Under Final DOL Rule, As Of January 1, 2020, Most Employees Earning Less Than $35,568 Annually Will No Longer Be Exempt From Overtime

By Jennifer Adams Murphy / September 25, 2019

As most of you will recall, in 2016, under the Obama administration, the Department of Labor (“DOL”) increased the salary level required for exemption under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) from $23,660 to $47,476. However, the Obama DOL rule was invalidated by federal courts (because the salary level was so high as to supplant…

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FLSA White-Collar Exemption Rule – Effective December 1, 2016

By Walter J. Liszka / October 26, 2016

As every Employer is aware, there has been a flurry of activity to forestall the implementation of the United States Department of Labor’s new Fair Labor Standards Act White-Collar Exemption Regulations that were scheduled to take effect on Thursday, December 1, 2016. There have been two (2) separate Lawsuits filed in the Texas Federal Courts…

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