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DOL Issues Proposed New Overtime Rule

Posted by: Amy J. Adolay on March 8, 2019

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The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking yesterday with respect to current overtime regulations.  The status of the DOL’s overtime regulations has been in limbo since 2016, when a final rule was issued changing the salary requirements for the categories of...


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Status of New Overtime Regulation under the FLSA

Posted by: Amy J. Adolay on July 13, 2017

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After months of employers wondering what would happen to the new overtime rule that was to go into effect on December 1, 2016, but was halted through an injunction issued by a federal district court, we have some new insight.  But first, some history. 

The anticipated overtime rule under the...


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DOL Withdraws Guidance Document on Independent Contractor/Employee Classification

Posted by: Amy J. Adolay on July 13, 2017

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On June 7, 2017, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced that it was withdrawing an Administrator’s Interpretation (Interpretation) issued just two years earlier, on July 15, 2015, which set forth criteria for determining whether a worker is an employee or an independent contractor under...


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Recent 7th Circuit Court of Appeals Decision Changes Legal Standard for Employment Discrimination Cases

on November 9, 2016

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There have been major changes in the legal standard courts must use when evaluating employment discrimination disputes. In August, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals (which governs federal courts in Indiana) clarified the proper legal standard for analyzing employment discrimination cases at the...


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