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Streamline your processes to prepare for overtime rule

Assuming none of the efforts to block or delay the overtime rule are successful, business owners will need to have all their ducks in a row in three weeks to make sure their employees are properly classified under the new standards from the Department of Labor. That’s not a lot of time to get organized. There is a lot you ...

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How to prepare for the overtime rule

The new overtime rule from the Department of Labor will be implemented on Dec. 1, barring the success of any efforts to stop or delay the rule. It couldn’t come at a worse time for the industry: just before the start of boat show season. For the next month, business owners need to determine which employees this will impact and ...

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What you need to know about the overtime rule

On May 18, 2016, President Barack Obama and Secretary Thomas Perez announced the publication of the Department of Labor’s final rule updating the overtime regulations for white-collar workers. The new rule sets the standard salary level at the 40th percentile of earnings of full-time salaried workers in the lowest-wage Census Region, which is $913 per week or $47.476 annually. Any ...

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21 states sue Department of Labor on overtime rule

Last week, 21 states sued the U.S. Department of Labor over the impending rule that would require employers to pay overtime to any salaried worker making less than $47,476 a year. Republican Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt filed the suit in the U.S. District Court in Eastern Texas, urging the court to block the implementation. Other plaintiffs include Alabama, Arizona, ...

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Department of Labor publishes final rule on overtime pay

On May 18, President Barack Obama and Labor Secretary Tom Perez announced the publication of the Department of Labor’s final rule updating the overtime regulations. The final rule focuses primarily on updating the salary and compensation levels needed for executive, administrative and professional workers to be exempt. Specifically, the final rule: Sets the standard salary level at the 40th percentile ...

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New FLSA rule could impact overtime for exempt employees

If you have salaried employees who regularly work overtime, a new rule coming will affect your business directly. The Labor Department is moving to release its final rule to change the salary-base threshold amounts for exempting workers from overtime pay. After the final Fair Labor Standards Act coverage rule is published, employers will have 60 days to comply. The Office ...

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