DOL issues final overtime rules

Federal Court Enters Nationwide Injunction Halting DOL Overtime Rule On Nov. 22, 2016—just 10 days before the rule was scheduled to go into effect—U.S. District Judge Amos L. Mazzant entered a nationwide preliminary injunction preventing implementation of the Department of Labor’s (DOL) final rule increasing the minimum salary level required to qualify as exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)’s overtime rules. View Full Post
In a December 8, 2016 Order, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals granted the DOL’s request for expedited briefing of its appeal of the preliminary injunction issued by a district court judge that had enjoined the DOL from implementing its regulation raising the salary level for the white collar exemptions. View Full Post