All Items: Salary Basis Test

  • DOL Appeals Overtime Injunction

    Date:
    October 30, 2017

    The US Department of Labor is appealing the permanent injunction blocking the Obama administration's 2016 overtime rule not to uphold the $47,476 salary threshold but rather to preserve its authority to set a lower salary threshold.

  • $47,476 Minimum Salary Struck Down, New Minimum of About $33,000 Expected

    Date:
    August 31, 2017

    The US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas ruled that the US Department of Labor (DOL) exceeded its authority when it raised the minimum salary for most overtime-exempt employees to $47,476 last year.

  • DOL Asks for Input on New Overtime Rule

    Date:
    July 25, 2017

    The US Department of Labor (DOL) is asking employers to offer their feedback on a variety of questions relating to its plans to update the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime rules.

  • DOL Intends to "Revisit" $47,476 Minimum Salary for Overtime-Exempt Employees

    Date:
    June 30, 2017

    The Trump administration defended its right to establish a minimum salary level for overtime-exempt employees in a legal brief filed June 30.

  • Court Halts Overtime Rule

    Date:
    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.

  • Overtime Rule Target of Lawsuit by 21 States

    Date:
    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.

  • FLSA Overtime Regulations in the Home Stretch Now

    Date:
    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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News: HR guidance on complying with the salary basis test of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).