Category: Employment

New Overtime Rule

By Chase M. Patterson. On September 24, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor announced a final rule establishing a higher minimum salary threshold for exempt white collared employees.  As a quick refresher, the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) requires employers to pay overtime to an employee who works more than forty (40) hours in a… Read more »

New Overtime Rule Blocked By Federal Court

By Chase M. Patterson On November 22, 2016, a federal judge in the District Court for the Eastern District of Texas issued a nationwide preliminary injunction blocking the U.S. Department of Labor’s new rule establishing higher minimum salary limits for exempt white collared employees.  The new rule, which was set to take effect December 1,… Read more »