DOLThis post was authored by Jolina A. Abrena and Gage Dungy

On May 18, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued new regulations modifying the weekly salary and annual compensation threshold levels for white collar exemptions to FLSA overtime requirements.  These regulations become effective December 1, 2016.  It is critical for employers to become

hourglass-small copy.jpgThis blog post was authored by Meredith Karasch

If you think your agency has classified exempt employees correctly, you may want to take a second look.  Last month, we reported on the Department of Labor (“DOL”) audit that resulted in an award of $544,715 in back wages against the San Francisco Giants.  Part of that

hourglass-small.jpgThis blog post was authored by Leighton Davis

What is the Section 7(k) Exemption?

Unless an overtime exemption applies, the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires employers to pay their employees overtime compensation for any work performed in excess of 40 hours in a workweek, defined as seven consecutive days.  While the white collar overtime