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DOL seeks to expand the right to overtime pay significantly

On the eve of the Labor Day weekend, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) issued a proposed rule that – if adopted – will dramatically increase the number of people who have the right to overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLS… Read More
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DOL’s political leadership continues to impede enforcement and undermine agency credibility

The head of the United States Department of Labor (“DOL”), who is the son of former United States Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, has pushed the agency in a decidedly different direction since being appointed Secretary of Labor. Under Secre… Read More

Politicized Supreme Court, by a slim majority, again sides with corporations

By a 5-4 margin, the United States Supreme Court opted to deviate from over 70 years of clearly established legal precedent to make it more difficult to hold employers accountable for wage theft. In that case, Encino Motocars, LLC v. Navarro, the 5-p… Read More

The right to overtime pay to be significantly extended

The law recognizes several exceptions to the overtime pay requirement under the Fair Labor Standards Act, 29 U.S.C. §§ 201, et seq., (“FLSA”): the Executive, Administrative, Professional, Computer, and Outside Sales exemptions. In other words,… Read More