Un-“PAID” Is a Better Option

March 19, 2018 |

The U.S. Department of Labor unveiled its new Payroll Audit Independent Determination (PAID) program. For many employers, the downside of this program will outweigh the upside.

I feel the Earth move, under my feet

November 30, 2016 |

  New Overtime Rules are Delayed – Will Not Go in to Effect on December 1 To the shock and relief of employers across the country, a federal judge in Texas has issued a nationwide injunction blocking the Department of Labor’s new overtime rule set to go into effect on December 1. In a 20-page […]

Now what?

November 14, 2016 |

by Attorney Angela Snyder What Happens Now? Change comes with every Presidential election and this one could be seismic.  Naturally, when we heard the outcome, we began questioning, what does this mean for employment laws?  What will happen to the Affordable Care Act?  What will happen with the new overtime rules?  Should businesses ignore the […]

The EEOC Jumps on the Employee Classification Bandwagon

October 24, 2016 |

  The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has issued updates to its Strategic Enforcement Plan for 2017-2021 .   At first glance it looks a lot like the current plan.  Then, like many government statements, there is a hidden line that gives a clue to where the EEOC is going: The Commission adds a new priority […]

DOL OT Rule Going Away? Don’t count your chickens… .

September 22, 2016 |

In a new development, 21 states and many business groups are requesting that the Texas court enjoin implementation of the new DOL overtime exemption rules.  As far as their chance of success, at least in the near term, it is not good. Reports are that both cases have been assigned to Judge Amos Mazzant, who was […]

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