8 Employment Law Issues You Need To Know
May 2016
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Pay. Protection. Privacy. 8 Employment Law Issues You NEED to Know

Employment law changes on a dime. Stay safe, compliant and competitive by making sure these top trends and legal updates are on your company's radar.

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"Paying your employees well is not only the right thing to do, but it makes for good business."

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Fact of the Month:
Looking Ahead -- Doubling "White Collar" Overtime Exemption?

In July, the Department of Labor (DOL) expects to release its final rule on which white collar workers -- executive, administrative, and professional employees -- are entitled to the minimum wage and overtime pay protections under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). This could raise the salary threshold for OT exemption to $921/week -- over double the current threshold of $455/week.

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