As is common knowledge, and as I wrote last week, the USDOL has proposed to raise the minimum salary required for exempt status for the Part 541 white collar exemptionsContinue Reading What To Do Before The White Collar FLSA Salary Level Changes-Don’t Be Caught Unaware!
Sharing my colleague Glenn Grindlinger’s recent alert on the DOL’s proposal to increase salary thresholds for determining when an employee is exempt from overtime. Employers take note, this could mean…Continue Reading New Proposed FLSA Salary Threshold Just A Starting Point
The FLSA is very strict concerning proper deductions from exempt employee salaries. Improper deductions can undermine the exemption for the individual employee and possibly the entire class of exempt employees. …Continue Reading Improper Deductions From Salary Can Jeopardize Exempt Status But Not If Taken From PTO Time: Great Decision!
I have blogged about this Helix case on previous occasions and have been following it. Well, the Supreme Court just ruled that no matter how highly compensated a worker is…Continue Reading Supreme Court Holds A “Salary” Means A Salary For White Collar Exemptions
Although Spring is almost here, many areas in the country are still being socked with winter storms. When snowstorms hit and a business closes for the entire or part of…Continue Reading Bad Weather And The FLSA—The Difference Between Exempt And Non-Exempt Workers
The US Department of Labor (DOL) may seek again, in 2023, to raise the salary threshold for a person to fit within a Part 541 white-collar exemption. The agency was…Continue Reading The FLSA Salary Test Is Coming Around Again For Revision: Employers, Watch Out
This is a day I have been waiting for. The Supreme Court has decided to take on a case in which it will decide whether someone earning more than $200,000…
Continue Reading Supreme Court Will Decide Whether the Highly Compensated Exemption Applies to $200,000 Per Annum Worker On A Day Rate—I Can’t Wait!
The issue of the salary test for FLSA exemptions has been explored and analyzed through numerous cases. It is counterintuitive to think that an employee very highly paid for doing…
Continue Reading Supreme Court Will Likely Resolve Circuit Split On Highly Paid Workers And The FLSA Salary Test: A Big Deal!
The fundamental premise of being an exempt employee is that the worker is paid by a “salary” as that term is defined in the FLSA regulations. Even paying someone an…
Continue Reading Payment Of Day Rate, Regardless Of How High, Even Coupled With A Guarantee, Is Not a FLSA “Salary” As Part 541 Demands
Another administrative exemption case, this time in the trucking industry, tests the contours of that vague, nuanced exemption and to what occupations it applies. In this case, a group of…
Continue Reading Case In Trucking Industry Explores The Murky Parameters Of The FLSA Administrative Exemption And Gives Warnings For All Employers To Take Heed