Keeping It Regular: DOL Issues Rule Clarifying Regular Pay RateThe Department of Labor recently issued a final rule about how to calculate an employee’s regular rate of pay for overtime purposes under the Fair Labor Standards Act. As everyone knows, under the FLSA you have to pay nonexempt employees overtime pay for any hours worked over 40 in a workweek. We also know that

Auld Lang Overtime: Reminder that New Thresholds on FLSA Exemptions Go into Effect Jan. 1Here’s to hoping all our readers have a great New Year’s, but do not forget that the Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division is changing the threshold amount of salary necessary to meet the numerous overtime exemptions. For those that may want to focus more on fireworks and champagne than read our old blog

Update: Maximum Ending for Alabama Minimum Wage Suit? Eleventh Circuit Affirms Lower Court’s Dismissal of Case Dealing with Inflation of Minimum Wage, But Is It the End?Ever wonder what happened with the minimum wage fight that has been going on between Alabama and Birmingham? Well, here is the latest — the full panel on the Eleventh Circuit has now spoken: the district court rightly dismissed the lawsuit against Alabama’s governor and attorney general alleging discrimination in the state’s minimum wage law.