It is not clear what information the DOL hopes to learn from the listening sessions beyond what it collected from the 214,000-plus public comments it received last year.
The Washington State Department of Labor & Industries is looking at several options for increasing the minimum salary for overtime-exempt employees, ranging from $455 per week to $1,440 per week.
Updated to reflect the overtime and recordkeeping exemption for employees of seasonal amusement and recreational establishments, effective January 1, 2018.
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.
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.
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.
The Trump administration defended its right to establish a minimum salary level for overtime-exempt employees in a legal brief filed June 30.
Updated to reflect technical amendments to the minimum wage and overtime exemption for certain employees of seasonal and recreational establishments, effective March 21, 2017.
HR guidance on complying with the salary basis test of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).