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Blog posts in category Wage & Hour Watch

Posted on 03/08/2019 at 03:41 PM by Russell Samson

Proposed Changes to Minimum Salary for FLSA White Collar Exemptions Released by DOL

On Thursday, March 7, 2019, the Wage and Hour Division of the United States Department of Labor issued a Notice of Propo...

Posted on 02/05/2019 at 11:16 AM by Mike Staebell

FLSA “Regular Rate” Regulations are a Current Hot Topic for the DOL

Under the FLSA, the “regular rate” is a mathematical computation used to determine the straight-time rate of...

Posted on 12/21/2018 at 10:00 AM by Mike Staebell

2018 Wage and Hour Opinion Letters Offer Helpful FMLA Guidance

The Wage and Hour Watch reported on the reintroduction of Administrator’s Opinion Letters by DOL’s Wage and...

Posted on 12/07/2018 at 02:17 PM by Mike Staebell

Can the Wage and Hour Division Really Help?

Back in 1982 when I began my career with the Wage and Hour Division (WHD), I attended an intense four-week classroom tra...

Posted on 11/02/2018 at 12:35 PM by Mike Staebell

Fall 2018 Regulatory Agenda Shows Where DOL’s Wage and Hour Division is Headed

Twice a year, in spring and fall, the federal government issues its Unified Regulatory Agenda.  This agenda sets fo...

Posted on 08/27/2018 at 03:24 PM by Mike Staebell

It’s Complicated – A Primer on Paying Non-Exempt Employees for Travel Time Under the FLSA

I have made hundreds of FLSA presentations over the years.  Of those, there were only a handful where the issue of...
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