Biden Address: Keep Small Businesses Open

April 29, 2021

President Biden delivered his first address to a joint session of Congress where he pitched the American Jobs Plan, and focused on a handful of policy goals ranging from health care affordability to immigration.

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DOL Finalizes Joint Employer Rule

January 15, 2020

On Sunday, the DOL released its final rule on joint employer status, clarifying when businesses can be held liable for FLSA violations of another related business.

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OMB Clears Time-and-a-Half Rule

December 12, 2019

OMB has cleared a new proposal from the DOL which would allow employers to exclude bonuses, travel expenses, and other incidental payments from an employee’s base rate from which time-and-a-half is calculated.

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Final Overtime Rule

September 25, 2019

DOL has announced its final overtime rule will likely be published on Friday, Sept. 27, 2019, setting the minimum salary threshold for overtime eligibility at $35,568.

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DOL Overtime Rule Expected Soon

September 18, 2019

DOL is expected to release its final rule to update federal overtime regulations in coming weeks which would increase the overtime exemption from $23,660 to $35,308.

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House OKs Minimum Wage Hike

July 25, 2019

House Democrats are considering changes to minimum wage increase bill--including a more gradual phase-in--with the goal of garnering additional support from moderates.

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House to Vote on Minimum Wage

July 11, 2019

The House is expected to vote on the Raise the Wage Act to gradually raise the federal minimum wage to $15.00 per hour from the current $7.25 by 2024 as early as next week.

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