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Tag Archives: Department of Labor
Business owners and franchisees, you might need to start paying your managers overtime. The Department of Labor (DOL) is updating the overtime rules for the so-called “white collar” exemption that excludes certain executive, administrative, and professional employees from the FLSA … Continue reading
On July 15, 2015, Administrator David Weil, of the Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”), issued an Administrator’s Interpretation (“Interpretation”) making clear that the vast majority of workers are employees, not independent contractors, regardless of … Continue reading