Category Archives: FLSA

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Paid Family Leave and Paid Sick Leave: What Employers Need to Know

March 18, 2020 at 10:42 pm UPDATE:  Tonight, after this article posted, President Trump signed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act into law, which includes the Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act and Emergency Paid…

U.S. Department of Labor Proposed Rule: Employees Earning Less than $35,308 are Eligible to Overtime

March 8, 2019 The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking yesterday to increase the minimum salary for certain “white-collar” administrative, professional, and executive employees to be classified as “exempt” salaried employees…

State Law Barring Local Minimum Wage Ordinances Stands After Florida Supreme Court Declines to Hear Appeal

February 6, 2019 The Florida Supreme Court declined yesterday to hear the City of Miami Beach’s appeal of a lower court’s decision upholding a Florida law barring local minimum wage ordinances.  As a result, Florida cities and other local…

Florida’s Minimum Wage Will Rise to $8.46 in 2019

By: Rachel D. Gebaide & Jill Davis Florida’s minimum wage will increase effective January 1, 2019 as follows: Florida’s minimum wage will increase by 21 cents from $8.25 to $8.46 per hour. Florida’s minimum wage…

Federal Court Blocks New Overtime Rule – How Should Your Business Respond?

By: Rachel D. Gebaide and Timothy C. Haughee On November 22, 2016, a federal court issued a nationwide preliminary injunction against the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) that temporarily blocks the implementation of the DOL’s…