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New Overtime Rule Raises Salary Cut-Off

Employees who make less than $35,568 are now eligible for overtime pay under a final rule issued today by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). The new rate will take effect Jan. 1, 2020. To be exempt from overtime under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), employees must be paid a salary of at least the threshold amount and meet … Continue reading New Overtime Rule Raises Salary Cut-Off

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Employment Law Changes U.S. Employers Should Expect in 2016

“If you own or operate a business, it does not matter whether you have one employee or 100 employees— every business is required to operate in compliance with federal and state employment laws.  Fewer employees may mean fewer federal or state laws that your business is required to comply with; however, you are not off … Continue reading Employment Law Changes U.S. Employers Should Expect in 2016

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Are You Ready for 2016?

        National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Handbook Rule Changes It does not get closer to home for HR professionals than a business’s employee handbook. The handbook is the framework for implementing HR policy. Yet one federal agency – the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or Board) –is taking an interest in and … Continue reading Are You Ready for 2016?

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