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...

The Department of Labor’s New Salary Level is Out: What Employers Need to Know

The wait is over.  On March 7, 2019, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) issued its long-awaited proposed rule on the minimum salary for exempt executive, administrative and professional employees under the Fair Labor...

What Does The Uber Independent Contractor Settlement Mean For Businesses Operating In The Gig Economy?

On March 12, 2019, Uber settled a class-action lawsuit filed by a group of ride-service drivers for $20 million.  The lawsuit, filed in 2013, alleged Uber misclassified its drivers as independent contractors to avoid paying...