overtime rule

DOL Posts Overtime Rule Preparation Resources

On October 17, 2016, the Department of Labor Wage & Hour Division (DOL) in partnership with the Small Business Office of Advocacy presented a webinar entitled, “Preparing for the Overtime Final Rule.” DOL provided a briefing and a Questions & Answers session regarding the agency’s final rule that makes changes to the Fair Labor Standards […]

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Overtime Relief Bill Introduced

In mid-July, Congressman Kurt Schrader (OR-5), Congressman Jim Cooper (TN-5), Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) and Congressman Collin Peterson (MN-7) introduced the Overtime Reform and Enhancement Act, legislation that will initiate a three-year phase-in of the Department of Labor’s new overtime rule. The phase-in is designed to mitigate the impact of the new rule, and provide additional […]

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Problematic New Labor Overtime Rule

The Department of Labor issued its Final Rule to update overtime regulations. The 508 page Overtime Rule does not apply to hourly workers, but still may create additional financial and administrative burdens for many landscape professionals.  Here are a few of the highlights: The new salary level required for the executive, administrative, and professional exemptions […]

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