White Collar Exemption

The new salary threshold for exempt employees is coming soon.  The current minimum level is $35,568 per year ($684 per week) and the proposal is to increase it to $55,068

Continue Reading How To Prepare For The New Salary Threshold For The White Collar Exemptions: Be Proactive!

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 exemptions

Continue Reading What To Do Before The White Collar FLSA Salary Level Changes-Don’t Be Caught Unaware!

Of the three so-called white collar exemptions, the administrative is the grayest and the most difficult for an employer to prove.  This is because such a worker does not usually

Continue Reading The Quagmire Of The Administrative Exemption: The Saga Of White Collar Production Workers

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!

New USDOL Wage Hour Administrator Issues Opinion Letter Finding Paralegals Can Be Exempt: A New Day Dawning!

Under the Trump Administration, there has been a return to the issuance of
Continue Reading New USDOL Wage Hour Administrator Issues Opinion Letter Finding Paralegals Can Be Exempt: A New Day Dawning!