New Overtime Rule!

New Overtime Rule!

On May 17, 2016, the Department of Labor announced the release of its long-awaited revisions to its overtime exemption rule. The new rule doubles the salary requirement for white collar (executive, administrative and professional) employees from $23,660 per year ($455 per week) to $47,476 per year ($913 per week). 

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Overtime Exemption Rule Announced: $47,476 is the New $23,600, Effective December 1, 2016

Overtime Exemption Rule Announced: $47,476 is the New $23,600, Effective December 1, 2016

The wait is finally over!  Tonight the Department of Labor (DOL) announced that it is releasing the final rule tomorrow, May 17, 2016, “Defining and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Outside Sales, and Computer Employees” which will mandate the new minimum salary level to be $913/wk or $47,476 per year.

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The Supreme Court’s Spokeo Decision and Its Potential Impact On Privacy and Data Security Class Actions

On May 16, 2016, the Supreme Court decided Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins, ruling that a plaintiff must sufficiently allege an injury that is both concrete and particularized in order to have Article III standing, and further that a “bare procedural violation” of a plaintiff’s statutory right may not be sufficiently “concrete” under this analysis.

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The EEOC Announces Final Rules Governing Employer Wellness Programs

By | Employment Law | May 17, 2016

The United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) issued final rules yesterday establishing how employer-sponsored wellness programs can comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (“GINA”), without discriminating against employees or running afoul of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”).

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