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Overtime Rules

5 Options For Responding To The New Salary Levels For Exempt Employees

Margaret Jacoby | Posted 06.14.2016 | Business
Margaret Jacoby

Since May 18, 2016, there have been numerous articles addressing the new Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Overtime rules. The Department of Labor (DOL) had been working on these revisions since 2014. As part of the process, the DOL took public comments and received over 270,000 responses before issuing the proposed regulations on May 17th.

Friday Talking Points -- Paul Ryan, Democrat?

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.27.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Has Paul Ryan become so disaffected with Donald Trump that he quietly changed political parties, when no one was looking? We know the Washington Post just made a typo, but still, it's fun to think about, right?

How New Overtime Law Affects Nonprofits

Stuart J. Mitchell | Posted 05.26.2016 | Impact
Stuart J. Mitchell

A letter in support of the U.S. Department of Labor's new overtime rule, from the perspective of one nonprofit.

UC Postdocs are Worth $50K (and Then Some...)

Neal Sweeney | Posted 05.16.2016 | Education
Neal Sweeney

Postdoctoral researchers at the University of California are an invaluable component of the research enterprise. They have completed PhD degrees, are experts in their fields of research, and carry the primary responsibility for training and teaching students who join the lab.

Big Business Uses Universities in Last Ditch Effort to Kill Fair Overtime Rules

Robert Creamer | Posted 04.25.2016 | Politics
Robert Creamer

Now here are institutions that really have their priorities straight: deny overtime pay to ordinary employees so they can pay their CEOs and football coaches fortunes.

This Democratic Congressman Is Adopting Obama's Overtime Rules

The Huffington Post | Christina Wilkie | Posted 07.27.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Luis Gutiérrez (D-Ill.) announced Monday that his offices will adopt the Obama administration's proposed overtime pay rules, regar...

Michael Calderone

Media Companies Could Be Forced To Pay Overtime Under New Obama Proposal

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 07.01.2015 | Media

NEW YORK -- When reporters covered President Barack Obama’s proposal Monday night to extend overtime pay to millions of additional Americans, some, ...

Fast Food Managers Prefer 'Stature' To Overtime Pay, Wealthy CEO Says

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 03.25.2014 | Business

Fast food CEO Andy Puzder took to the op-ed pages of the Wall Street Journal Tuesday to rip into a White House proposal to raise the wages of low-paid...

Obama Can Give 10 Million Workers A Raise Without Even Asking Congress

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 03.12.2014 | Business

If President Barack Obama goes through with a reported proposal to expand overtime protections, he could end up giving 10 million workers a raise. ...

Overtime: 5 Things You Need to Know

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Charlotte Jensen | Posted 08.09.2011 | Small Business

Are you lost in the labyrinth of regulations pertaining to overtime? You're not alone. Plenty of business owners inadvertently find themselves confuse...