The DOL has released a final rule that makes dramatic changes to the determination of which executive, administrative and professional employees are entitled to overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The rule will make it more difficult for employers to classify employees as exempt from overtime requirements. This article details the changes under the new rule and provides compliance options.
The Department of Labor recently issued a document intending to shed light on the controversy over classifying workers as independent contractors vs. employees. This blog post will discuss the contents of the document and what it means for employers.