Posts Tagged ‘ overtime pay ’

Final Rule to Provide Clarification for Employee Versus Independent Contractor

Jan 7th, 2021

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a final rule Wednesday, clarifying the standard for what constitutes an employee versus an independent contractor under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia said the rule brings “long-needed clarity for American workers and employers,” by helping employers to identify which employees are […]

NLBMDA Satisfied with Final Rule on Overtime Pay

Sep 27th, 2019

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced on September 24, a final rule to the controversial overtime threshold increase that the DOL says will make 1.3 million workers newly eligible for overtime pay. The rule, which raises the overtime salary limit from $23,360 to $35,568 annually, has been a topic of controversy between lawmakers and […]

Overtime Pay Rule Threshold Could Fall Slightly

May 6th, 2016

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is expected to publish the final version of its updated overtime rule any day now. According to recent reports from Bloomberg BNA and Politico Pro, the rule change will raise the salary level at which employees qualify for overtime pay from $23,360 annually to an $47,476 — a slight decrease from  an earlier figure […]

A Look Inside an Overtime Pay Lawsuit

Mar 31st, 2016

A lawsuit in Florida demonstrates some of the labor-law challenges facing door and window dealers when it comes to overtime pay. A court in South Florida recently issued a summary judgment that Window Mart Inc. and WM International Group LLC, and its owners, Liliana and Luis A. Morales, were not subject to the Fair Labor Standards […]

U.S. House of Representatives Approves Bill to Allow Time Off for Overtime

May 10th, 2013

The U.S. House of Representatives approved a bill this week that would allow private-sector employees to trade in overtime hours for unpaid time off. The intention of H.R. 1406 is “to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide compensatory time for employees in the private sector,” according to the legislation. In essence, […]