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Update on Legal Challenges to DOL Regulations

This year, the Department of Labor (DOL) announced new regulations that would double the minimum threshold for a salaried employee exempt from overtime from $455 per week to $913 per week (or $47,476). The regulations also tied the salary threshold to inflation

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Seminar | The New Overtime Regulations: Practical Strategies and Tips for Compliance

Please join us on Wednesday, July 13, as David Barron, a member of Cozen O’Connor’s Labor & Employment Department, and a panel of Human Resources Professionals from Briggs & Veselka Co., along with other industry professionals, host a seminar on

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Brace Yourselves: Major Overtime Regulations Coming Soon

The Department of Labor has been promising an overhaul of the white collar exemption regulations for over a year. The regulations were originally planned to be released in the Fall of 2014, but were pushed back to February 2015.  We

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Department of Labor Targeting Oil and Gas Contractors

On December 9, 2014, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) announced that it had achieved $4.5 million dollars in settlements from private employers as a result of a two year investigation into contractors working in the Marcellus Shale region of

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Cozen O’Connor Presents Wage and Hour Seminar

With all of the recent news surrounding the President’s efforts to overhaul the nation’s overtime laws, it is more important than ever to ensure that your business is complying with all state and federal wage and hour laws.  I will

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Cozen Issues Alert on Effort to Update Overtime Rules

Cozen O’Connor has issued an alert regarding the recently announced plan to overhaul the overtime rules, including the salary exemption threshold.    This is an important development that will affect all employers, and the full text can be found here.  About

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HR Headaches is a blog for Human Resources professionals, business owners, and in-house counsel to get the latest news, analysis and tips in the area of labor and employment law. Every day there are new court decisions, agency interpretations, and regulations which affect the workplace, making it difficult, if not impossible, for many employers to keep current. HR Headaches is dedicated to providing information in a practical, no-nonsense manner to help employers avoid legal disputes and keep policies up to date.
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