The U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) new final rule covering how benefits affect employees’ regular rate of pay provides clarity for employers that offer the innovative benefits packages that have become popular in recent years.
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Eugene Scalia’s confirmation as the next secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is expected to kick-start more rollbacks of Obama-era policies and usher in a more solidly pro-business era, according to attorneys who represent employers.
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has announced its new regulation outlining who is eligible to collect overtime pay, and it’s a rule expected to be far more palatable to employers than the previous attempt to raise the salary threshold for workers exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
President Trump’s nominee to lead the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) faced senators in a September 19 confirmation hearing where he signaled his views on various issues the DOL is facing and said his work representing businesses as an attorney wouldn’t keep him from fulfilling the department’s mission.
The U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) new proposed rule affecting federal contractors aims to broaden protections for religious organizations that do business with the federal government, leading some to worry about its possible effects.
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a final rule making it easier for small businesses to offer retirement benefits jointly through Association Retirement Plans (ARPs).
President Donald Trump’s announcement that he plans to nominate Eugene Scalia as secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is seen as a continuation of the DOL’s efforts to roll back Obama-era policies.
Editor’s Note: It has just been announced that President Trump plans to nominate Eugene Scalia as secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor. He replaces former Secretary Alexander Acosta, who resigned on July 12th. Read more here.
As the comment period winds down on a new proposed rule affecting overtime pay, employers need to consider the implications of the proposal that go beyond the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) plan to set a new salary threshold for overtime eligibility.
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has announced a new deadline—June 25, 2019—for submitting comments on its proposed rule on joint employment.