Federal Court Enters Nationwide Injunction Halting DOL Overtime Rule

By | The Procurement Playbook | December 14, 2016
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
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DOL Appeal On FLSA Exemption Issue Will Be Fast-Tracked

I blogged about this the other day.  Well, the Fifth Circuit has acted with alacrity and has stated that it will hear the USDOL appeal of the lower court injunction blocking the new overtime regulations on an accelerated, expedited basis.  View Full Post
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Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Grants USDOL’s Request to Expedite the Appeal

Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Grants USDOL’s Request to Expedite the Appeal Yesterday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit granted the USDOL’s request to expedite its appeal from the preliminary injunction order issued by the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, preventing the new white collar exemption regulations from being implemented. View Full Post
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Fifth Circuit Grants DOL’S Request for Expedited Briefing of Preliminary Injunction Ruling; Case to Be Fully Briefed by January 31, 2017

Fifth Circuit Grants DOL’S Request for Expedited Briefing of Preliminary Injunction Ruling; Case to Be Fully Briefed by January 31, 2017 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
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Fifth Circuit Fast-Tracks Appeal of Overtime Rule Injunction

On December 8, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals granted the U.S. Department of Labor’s motion seeking an expedited briefing schedule on its appeal of the district court injunction of the overtime rule that was scheduled to take effect on December 1. View Full Post
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