OSHA Issues Guidance on the Use of Headphones on Construction Sites

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) has issued a letter of interpretation in response to questions submitted by an employer about the use of headphones on construction sites: https://www.osha.gov/laws-regs/standardinterpretations/2019-09-04.  The letter addresses two (2)...

The U.S. Department of Labor Announced its Final Rule on Earning Thresholds for the Executive, Administrative, and Professional Exemptions: What Your Business Needs to Know

On September 24, 2019, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) issued its final rule on the minimum salary threshold for exempt executive, administrative and professional employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).  The...

New DOL Guidance Requires Immediate FMLA Designation

On March 14, 2019, the United States Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued an opinion letter clarifying the issue of when leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) must be so designated. DOL Opinion...