New York Labor And Employment Law Report

New York Labor And Employment Law Report

Tag Archives: administrative exemption

Reminder: New York Minimum Wage Rates and Salary Thresholds for the Executive and Administrative Exemptions Will Increase on December 31, 2017

Posted in New York Law, Wage and Hour
Although the minimum wage rate under the Fair Labor Standards Act remains $7.25 per hour and the U.S. Department of Labor’s efforts to raise the minimum salary to qualify for a white-collar exemption under federal law have stalled, employers in New York should be aware that the state minimum wage rate and the state salary threshold to qualify… Continue Reading

U.S. Supreme Court Holds That DOL May Change Interpretations of Regulations Without Public Notice and Comment

Posted in Wage and Hour
On March 9, 2015, the United States Supreme Court ruled unanimously in two consolidated cases that a federal agency does not have to go through the formal rulemaking process, which includes providing public notice and an opportunity for comment, “when it wishes to issue a new interpretation of a regulation that deviates significantly from one the agency… Continue Reading