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Posted on 05/29/2019 at 09:14 AM by Mike Staebell

Tipped Employees and the FLSA: DOL Offers Welcome Guidance

Under the Fair Labor Standards Act’s tip credit rules, employers can pay a base hourly wage as low as $2.13/hour t...

Posted on 04/02/2019 at 10:25 AM by Mike Staebell

DOL Proposes Revisions to Joint Employer Regulations

On April 1, 2019, the Department of Labor announced a Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM) for Part 791 of Title 29 of...

Posted on 03/29/2019 at 09:26 AM by Mike Staebell

DOL Announces Proposed Rule to amend the FLSA’s Regular Rate Provisions

On March 28, the U.S. Department of Labor announced a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to clarify and amend the...

Posted on 03/22/2019 at 11:38 AM by Russell Samson

DOL WHD PUBLISHES PROPOSED CHANGES TO EAP EXEMPTIONS TO FLSA

As we discussed here, on Thursday, March 7, 2019, the Wage and Hour Division of the United States Department of Labor pu...

Posted on 03/20/2019 at 02:35 PM by Mike Staebell

We Know What You Are Doing – And You’d Better Knock It Off DOL’s New “Warning Letter”

Recently, an employer came to the firm with a letter  from the DOL’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD).  The...

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 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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