Human Resources News & Insights

Here’s the Democrats’ plan to revive OT rule if Trump kills it

Do the Democrats have a backup plan for the DOL’s new overtime rule if it dies in court or at the hands of the Trump administration? You betcha. 

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. 

Stuck in OT rule limbo? 3 ways to reduce your legal vulnerability

The Department of Labor’s (DOL) controversial overtime rule is officially on hold. But other than that, not much else is certain with the rule — and that’s a problem for employers. 

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. 

AFL-CIO wants to defend overtime rule in court if DOL can’t: What now?

Just when employers think time may be running out on the DOL’s legal defense of its overtime rule, someone tries to throw the agency a lifeline. 

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.