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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…

Looking Ahead: President Trump, the Overtime Rule, and Other Impacts on the Employment Landscape

November 10, 2016 By: Rachel D. Gebaide The U.S. Department of Labor’s new overtime rule will take effect December 1st unless a federal judge in Texas issues an injunction after a hearing next week in…

U.S. Department of Labor: Employees Earning Less Than $47,476 Must Be Paid Overtime

By: Rachel D. Gebaide and Timothy C. Haughee May 18, 2016 The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), at the direction of the White House, issued the long-anticipated final rule that substantially increases the minimum pay…

FMLA Leave Extended to Legally Married Same-Sex Spouses

BY:  RACHEL D. GEBAIDE &  TIMOTHY C. HAUGHEE MARCH 18, 2015 Effective March 27, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor’s regulations interpreting the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) expands coverage to legally married same-sex…

Are Employers Required to Give Break Time to Nursing Mothers?

By:  TIMOTHY C. HAUGHEE JANUARY 7, 2014 Last month, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) announced that a Wawa convenience store located in Pennsylvania violated the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) by firing an employee…

DOL’s Wage & Hour Division Sends Message to Related Companies

By:  TIMOTHY C. HAUGHEE NOVEMBER 22, 2013 Earlier this week, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division announced that two separate but related resorts in California agreed to pay nearly $60,000 in back…