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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…

President Obama Signs Executive Order Raising the Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors

BY:  CINDY CAMPBELL FEBRUARY 27, 2014 During his State of the Union address on January 28, 2014, President Obama announced his plan to raise the minimum wage for federal contractors (and subcontractors) from $7.25 (or…

New Labor Regulations Expand Minimum Wage and Overtime Coverage for Home Care Workers

By: Rachel D. Gebaide and Melody B. Lynch September 23, 2013 Earlier this week, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued final regulations significantly narrowing the “companionship services” exemption under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”). …