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  • Court Halts Overtime Rule

    November 23, 2016

    The US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas on November 22 issued a preliminary injunction that prevents the US Department of Labor (DOL) from implementing and enforcing its new overtime rule, which had been scheduled to take effect December 1.

  • New York City to Protect Freelancers From Nonpayment for Gigs

    November 11, 2016

    The New York City Council's Freelance Isn't Free Act creates and enhances protections for freelance workers, spotlighting gig economy enforcement issues at the municipal level.

  • ComplianceHR Honored as 2016 Top HR Product

    October 5, 2016

    Human Resource Executive magazine editors have chosen their picks for the 2016 Top HR Products awards, and included the Navigator Suite by ComplianceHR in its prestigious list.

  • Overtime Rule Target of Lawsuit by 21 States

    September 20, 2016

    Several states have filed a lawsuit asking a federal court to nullify new Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime regulations from the US Department of Labor (DOL) before they take effect December 1.

  • Three More States Pair Up With US Department of Labor to Enforce Employee Classification Laws

    September 12, 2016

    The addition of Pennsylvania, North Carolina and Nebraska brings to 34 the number of states that have partnered with the US Department of Labor as part of its Misclassification Initiative.

  • DOL's Focus on Franchising Leads to Landmark Agreement With Subway

    August 4, 2016

    The International Franchise Association warned that the agreement "could serve as evidence of a joint employment relationship in future litigation or a government enforcement action."

  • New York Expands Independent Contractor Task Force

    July 29, 2016

    A previous independent contractor task force established in 2007 has been merged with two other task forces to form the new Joint Task Force on Employee Classification and Worker Exploitation.

  • Supreme Court Leaves Intact Limited Overtime Exemption for Companionship Services Providers

    July 7, 2016

    The Supreme Court declined to hear a challenge to new regulations that prohibit third-party employers from claiming the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime exemption for companionship services providers and narrow the range of duties that FLSA-exempt services providers may perform.

  • Overtime Exemption for Auto Dealership 'Service Advisors' Back on the Table

    June 27, 2016

    In Encino Motorcars, LLC v. Navarro, the Supreme Court held that courts do not have to follow a 2011 regulation from the US Department of Labor that excludes auto dealership "service advisors" from an exemption from the overtime requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

  • FLSA Overtime Regulations in the Home Stretch Now

    March 15, 2016

    The US Department of Labor on March 14 sent its Fair Labor Standards Act regulations to the Office of Management and Budget for a final review, which is the next-to-last step in the regulatory process before they are published in the Federal Register.

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