The Department of Labor (DOL) and the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA), for the second time in just six months, are raising the penalties for employment law violations.
A Texas federal court judge has issued a preliminary injunction, delaying the DOL’s changes to the FLSA overtime exemption rule. And while many may welcome the news, the reality is it creates a huge mess for employers.
If the DOL’s changes to the overtime rule end up getting upheld after the recent injunction, they could be enacted quickly. As a result, you need to make sure you’ve dotted your “i’s” and crossed your “t’s” in preparation for the rule.
There’s a lot of talk about what Donald Trump could do when he gets into office. Here you’re going to get five bold predictions on what President Trump likely will do that will impact HR professionals and their employers.