And just like that, 2016 is [almost] behind us. A lot has happened in 2016, in and out of the workplace. But when it comes to topics we covered on this blog, you all had some specific areas of interest. Some of the topics you found most interesting this year included the FLSA overtime changes; … Continue reading The Top 10 Most Popular Posts of 2016
In this podcast I talk to Sue Meisinger about the US Department of Labor's proposed changes to the FLSA overtime exemption rule for salaried workers. In July of 2015 the DoL published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, indicating that they would considerably raise the threshold for salaried workers who would be eligible for overtime under … Continue reading Sue Meisinger Explains New FLSA Overtime Changes
This week I spoke with my Workforce Institute colleagues Sue Meisinger and Andy Brantley about the Working Families Flexibility Act currently making its way through Congress. If passed, this Act would enable private sector employers to offer comp time in lieu of overtime pay to their hourly workers. This has been the case for public … Continue reading Is the Working Families Flexibility Act of 2013 Good for Workers or Not?