The Department of Labor has been given another extension to file its overtime rule brief to the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, this time through June 30. Last fall, the DOL was barred by 21 states from implementing...
California lawmakers introduced a bill to increase the salary for overtime exemption to $47,476. A similar bill was blocked by federal lawmakers last year. The Golden State is now attempting to pass its own bill to increase exemption rates,...
Labor Secretary nominee Alexander Acosta squeaked by on a 12-11 vote in the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee last week. The committee voted along party lines, and the next step is Senate approval with a minimum of 52...
Many industries are waiting to see whether Trump will repeal and replace Obama’s controversial overtime rule or if the new president will do away with the rule completely. The Department of Labor under Obama sought to raise the overtime...
Tomorrow, March 8, is International Women’s Day and many are participating in a global strike called A Day Without a Woman. Here is what you need to know about this strike and the right to strike in general. Why...

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