Archive for June 2016

New Exemption Rules Finally Arrive: Employers Should Prepare For The Impact

The U.S Labor Department (USDOL) has finally released the anxiously awaited revised regulations affecting certain kinds of employees who may be treated as exempt from the federal Fair Labor Standards Act’s (FLSA) overtime and minimum-wage requirements. If you currently consider any of your employees to be exempt “white collar” employees, you might have to make…

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Limiting Employee Hours to Avoid ACA Could Violate ERISA, Court Rules

In a first-of-its-kind decision, a federal court recently upheld the right of employees to sure their employer for allegedly cutting employee hours to less than 30 hours per week to avoid offering health insurance under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Specifically, the District Court for the Southern District of New York denied a defense Motion…

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