H.R. 3441, known as the "Save Local Business Act," would amend the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to narrow the circumstances under which an employer will be considered a joint employer.
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.
Enhanced to improve the comprehensiveness, organization and scope of coverage.
The Illinois Department of Labor will create an online employee misclassification referral system for employees who claim they were misclassified as independent contractors will be able to file a complaint to multiple agencies at once.
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.
Effective December 31, 2017, North Carolina will create a new Employee Classification Section within the North Carolina Industrial Commission to investigate reports of employee misclassification and assist other state agencies in recovering back wages, taxes and more.
Updated to reflect information on a court ruling clarifying the coverage of limited liability companies under unemployment insurance.
HR guidance on complying with the FLSA and state employee classification requirements.