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Showing 2 posts from November 2016.

Temporary injunction issued against Department of Labor overtime regulations

A Federal court in Texas issued a temporary injunction yesterday against the new Department of Labor (“DOL”) overtime regulations that were set to go into effect December 1st.

The injunction follows court arguments heard on November 16th in a lawsuit brought by 21 states alleging the new DOL’s rules exceeds the DOL’s authority and violated administrative law requirements. The new regulations propose to raise the salary threshold for exempt employees from $23,660 to $47,476 and provide for an automatic increase to the threshold every three years. Read More ›

Categories: Department of Labor, News & Events, Overtime, Regulations

The Danger of a Mail Ballot in a Union Election

MailIn a recent case before the National Labor Relations Board where a union organizing drive was agreed to via a formal Election Agreement, the employer lost the organizing election by a vote of 17 to 14. Read More ›

Categories: National Labor Relations Board, Union