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Off-the-Clock Overtime Pay Class Lawsuits: It Only Takes One (Disgruntled Ex-Employee)

Off-the-Clock Overtime Pay Class Lawsuits: It Only Takes One (Disgruntled Ex-Employee)

New overtime pay regulations from the Department of Labor (“DOL”) were set to go effective on December 1, 2016, but didn’t. A federal judge stepped in with an injunction. Had the regulations gone live, the salary basis threshold for an employee to satisfy the Fair Labor Standard Act’s (“FLSA”) white collar exemptions from overtime pay would have more than doubled. Employees paid below the threshold simply could not qualify for a white collar overtime exemption. The previously-exempt employees would get overtime pay unless they qualified for some other exemption.

HR Southwest: Overtime Pay – Sleepless in San Antonio

HR Southwest: Overtime Pay – Sleepless in San Antonio

HR Southwest is the second largest SHRM conference in the US, behind the national conference.  HRSW has tapped Alan Bush as a speaker for the fifth year running and Lee Winkelman for his maiden voyage.  One of Alan’s and Lee’s topics will deal with:

HR Southwest | SHRM Conference for the Southwest US

Overtime Pay: Sleepless in San Antonio

October 18, 2016

HR Southwest: When The Other Guy’s Employees Are Yours Too

HR Southwest: When The Other Guy’s Employees Are Yours Too

HR Southwest is the second largest SHRM conference in the US, behind the national conference.  HRSW has tapped Alan Bush as a speaker for the fifth year running and Lee Winkelman for his maiden voyage.  One of Alan’s and Lee’s topics will deal with:

HR Southwest | SHRM Conference for the Southwest US

When The Other Guy’s Employees Are Yours Too

October 18, 2016

Overtime Pay Front and Center: Texas Lawyer

Overtime Pay Front and Center: Texas Lawyer

Alan Bush and Lee Winkelman are freelance contributors for Texas Lawyer.  Their latest article, “Overtime Pay Front and Center,” appeared in the In-House Focus section of the April 2016 issue.

The Department of Labor, which polices the federal overtime pay laws, is looking to loosen the standard for joint employment.  Here’s what Alan and Lee had to say about it:

DOL Retools Joint Employment: Corporate Counsel Newsletter

DOL Retools Joint Employment: Corporate Counsel Newsletter

Alan Bush and Lee Winkelman are freelance contributors for the Corporate Counsel Newsletter.  It’s published by the Corporate Counsel Section of the Texas Bar.  Their second article, “DOL Retools Joint Employment,” appeared in the Spring 2016 issue.

The Department of Labor, which polices the federal overtime pay laws, is looking to loosen the standard for joint employment.  Here’s what Alan and Lee had to say about it: