Human Resources News & Insights

Another delay for the DOL’s new overtime rule

It appears the Trump administration is looking to get a Department of Labor (DOL) Secretary in place before deciding what to do with the DOL’s new overtime rule. 

Not a fan of OT rule? Then you’ll like Trump’s 2 new moves

There are a lot of business groups, employers and individuals who’d like the DOL’s new overtime rule to just die already. Well, they just got two pieces of good news from the Trump administration. 

2 interesting developments for DOL’s overtime rule, injunction

Two very interesting things happened involving the DOL’s overtime rule while you were out of the office over the holidays. 

Bottom line: Here’s what DOL’s appeal of OT injunction means for rule, employers

As expected, the DOL has appealed a Texas court’s injunction of the agency’s new overtime rule. Then, it asked for the appeals process to be expedited. So where does that leave employers and the rule itself? 

OT rule injunction: 5 things you may not (but should) know about it

Ever since a federal court judge in Texas issued an injunction, which froze the implementation of the DOL’s new overtime rule, info has come to light that employers — especially those who’ll wait to implement payroll changes until the smoke clears — need to know. 

Judge issues OT rule injunction: What happens now?

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 they’re revived: 9 remarkable overtime rule tips from DOL insider

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. 

Judge hopes to rule on OT challenge next week: What to watch for

Employers hoping for an injunction that would delay the implementation of the DOL’s new overtime exemption rule may get their wish next week. 

Careful — new OT rule could create 2 more landmines for employers

The DOL’s new overtime rule will likely cause lots of currently exempt employees to begrudgingly begin punching a time clock. This may lead to two unintended consequences. 

5 rules surrounding one OT concession DOL gave employers

To make the drastic increase in the FLSA’s salary basis test a little easier to swallow, the DOL gave employers a concession in its final overtime rule.