Thursday, September 26th, 2019
by: Allison L. Davis and Brittany K. Taylor On Tuesday, September 24, 2019, the Department of Labor issued the final overtime exemption rule, setting the new annual salary threshold for the executive, administrative, and professional exemptions at $35,568 (or $685 per week). This is an increase from the current salary level of $23,660.00 (or $455.00) […]

Monday, March 11th, 2019
On March 7, the Department of Labor issued its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, setting the new salary level for white collar exemptions at $35,308 per year (or $679 per week). In addition, the proposal raises the total compensation requirement for highly compensated employees from $100,000 to $147,414 per year. The new rule raises the current […]

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
by: Allison L. Davis and Brittany K. Taylor On November 6, 2018, the United States Supreme Court issued an opinion holding that all state and local governments are covered employers under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (“ADEA”), regardless of size. Mount Lemmon Fire Dist. v. Guido, ___ U.S. ____, 2018 WL 5794639, at *5 […]