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New Minimum Salary For Overtime Exemption Proposed By Department Of Labor
In a long-awaited decision, the Trump Administration's Department of Labor proposes to increase the salary threshold for white collar overtime exemptions to $35,308 per year.
United States
27 Mar 2019
ISS Releases New U.S. Executive Compensation Policies And Equity Plan FAQs For 2019
Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) has issued new FAQs addressing U.S. Executive Compensation Policies and U.S Equity Compensation Plans for the 2019 proxy season, for annual meetings held on or after February 1, 2019.
United States
17 Jan 2019
Rule 701 Additional Disclosure Threshold Raised To $10M; SEC Solicits Comments To Modernize Compensatory-Related Offerings Under Rule 701 And Form S-8
Last week, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") (i) approved the increase of the threshold at which private companies must provide financial disclosures ...
United States
6 Aug 2018
New York Court Decision Makes It Even Harder To Pay Your Employees
A state court has added a new twist to the long and tortured history of payroll card regulation in New York.
United States
4 Jul 2018
Mind The Gap Across The Atlantic – The Gender Pay Gap In The UK And The US
Despite having long-established laws requiring male and female employees to receive equal pay for equal work, neither the UK nor the US is close to the top of the global rankings for gender equality.
United States
21 Mar 2018
North Carolina Hospital Settles Religious Discrimination Claims Over Flu Vaccine Policy
Many healthcare providers in North Carolina have instituted policies requiring their employees who have patient contact to receive the flu vaccine each year.
United States
15 Mar 2018
DOL Adopts More Flexible Test For Classifying Interns
The FLSA requires for-profit employers to pay employees for their work.
United States
11 Jan 2018
Time To Revisit Executive Compensation Arrangements In Light Of Recent Tax Reform
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (the "Act") signed into law on December 22, 2017, will significantly impact many public company executive compensation plans and arrangements.
United States
8 Jan 2018
What The Tax Cuts And Jobs Act Means For Executive Compensation
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has been passed by both the House and the Senate and signed into law by President Trump.
United States
2 Jan 2018
New North Carolina Law Provides Mechanism For Prosecuting Worker Misclassification
On August 11, 2017, the North Carolina Employee Fair Classification Act (EFCA) was signed into law.
United States
14 Dec 2017
Executive Compensation Target Of Tax Reform Bill
Under current law, employees and other service providers can defer compensation subject to the technical and complex rules of Code Section 409A.
United States
8 Nov 2017
Proposed 2016 "White Collar" Regulations Struck Down; DOL Starts Work On New Regulations
The court held that the DOL overstepped its rulemaking authority by increasing the salary threshold to a point that rendered employees' duties irrelevant.
United States
22 Sep 2017
Federal Court Nixes Overtime Pay Rule Changes; Richard Rainey Discusses with Triangle Business Journal
Overtime pay rules remain in flux, after a federal court struck down Obama Administration-era guidelines that would have made millions more Americans eligible for overtime pay.
United States
7 Sep 2017
Recent Developments On DOL Fiduciary Rule
Although portions of the Department of Labor's Fiduciary Rule went into effect on June 9, it remains under constant attack on multiple fronts – from legislators, industry leaders, and even the Department of Labor itself.
United States
22 Aug 2017
Live Legislative Updates (August 2017)
In our first two newsletters, we offered thoughts and predictions on the Trump Legislative Agenda. Here are a few updates:
United States
22 Aug 2017
Waiting Game: Future Of Proposed "White Collar" Rules Remains Uncertain
There is still no decision on when—or if—the proposed "white collar" regulations will go into effect.
United States
11 Apr 2017
DOL's Final Rule Modifies ERISA Disability Claim Regulations
Effective January 18, 2017, the Department of Labor issued a "final rule" modifying 29 CFR § 2560.503-1, governing claims procedures for disability benefits under ERISA plans.
United States
19 Jan 2017
Federal Court Blocks New "White Collar" Regulations
A federal court in Texas has issued an order that blocks—nationwide—the U.S. DOL new regulations that would have doubled the minimum salary for many "white collar" workers on December 1, 2016.
United States
6 Dec 2016
U.S. Department Of Labor Issues Final Rule Regarding Overtime And "White Collar" Employees
On Wednesday, May 18, 2016, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) issued the final version of revised regulations relating to so-called "white collar" exemptions from overtime pay requirements.
United States
20 May 2016
New "White Collar" Final Rule Issued; Takes Effect December 1, 2016
The final rule and its increased salary requirements will take effect on December 1, 2016
United States
19 May 2016
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