Volunteer Activities-Is An Employer Reponsible For Compensating Employees Who Participate?

The Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor has been very busy so far this year.  My last post was about its proposed new rule on the amount of salary that must be paid for employees to be exempt from the overtime pay requirements as an administrative, executive, professional, or highly compensated […]

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New Overtime Rule Proposed

A few weeks ago, the U.S. Department of Labor (“USDOL”) issued a proposed new rule regarding the requirements that must be met for certain employees to be exempt from the overtime pay requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”).  The 60 day comment period for that rule will expire in mid-May, after which time […]

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