New York Labor And Employment Law Report

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It’s Official — New York’s Salary Threshold for the Executive and Administrative Exemptions Is Increasing — THIS WEEK

Posted in New York Law, Wage and Hour
As expected, this morning, the New York State Department of Labor published its final rule increasing the salary threshold applicable to exempt executive and administrative employees in New York State. While the ultimate fate of the USDOL’s regulations remains unclear, New York employers now know that the salary threshold applicable to exempt executive and administrative… Continue Reading

21 States File a Lawsuit Challenging the USDOL’s Revisions to the White Collar Exemptions

Posted in Wage and Hour
On September 20, 21 states filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Labor in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, challenging the USDOL’s revisions to the white collar exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act.  In the lawsuit, the states are seeking a declaratory judgment that the USDOL violated the… Continue Reading

USDOL Issues Final Regulations Revising the FLSA White Collar Exemptions

Posted in Wage and Hour
The U.S. Department of Labor recently issued its final regulations revising the white collar exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act.  Although the final regulations significantly raise the salary threshold for the administrative, professional, executive, and computer employee exemptions, employers can take some solace in the fact that the increase is actually lower than the… Continue Reading

The “Fluctuating Work Week” — An FLSA Mirage

Posted in Wage and Hour
There are mirages in the labor relations and employment desert.  Concepts and principles that, for a moment, you see and understand, but moments later you have confused or misapplied.  The “fluctuating work week” method of calculating overtime is one of those employment law mirages.  At first glance, it appears as an oasis for employers in… Continue Reading