Updated to reflect a Supreme Court ruling concerning an overtime exemption for auto dealership service advisors.
In Encino Motorcars, LLC v. Navarro, the Supreme Court rejected a narrow interpretation of Fair Labor Standards Act exemptions in favor of a broader reading that includes auto dealership service advisors.
Lawson v. GrubHub appears to be the first ruling involving gig workers who perform on-demand work facilitated by a digital platform.
To better align with recent case law, eliminate unnecessary confusion among the regulated community, and provide increased flexibility to its investigators, the US Department of Labor (DOL) has rescinded its "six-factor test" for determining whether an intern qualifies as an employee under the Fair Labor Standards Act in favor of the "primary beneficiary test."
Updated to reflect changes in the test used by the US Department of Labor to determine whether interns are employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act.
This section helps HR professionals determine whether a worker is an employee or independent contractor under federal laws, manage independent contractors, and limit liability when reclassifying independent contractors as employees.
Updated to reflect the overtime and recordkeeping exemption for employees of seasonal amusement and recreational establishments, effective January 1, 2018.
Updated to reflect the 2018 annual inflation adjustment to the minimum salaries for overtime-exempt executive, administrative and professional employees, effective January 1, 2018.
Updated to reflect the 2018 annual inflation adjustments to the minimum salaries for overtime-exempt executive employees, administrative employees and professional employees, and amendments to the overtime exemption for private elementary and secondary school teachers, effective January 1, 2018.
Updated to reflect the 2018 increase in the minimum salary for overtime-exempt executive / supervisory employees, effective January 1, 2018.
HR guidance on complying with the FLSA and state employee classification requirements.