Latest Update Regarding Overtime Rule

By |2016-12-05T10:52:46-06:00December 5th, 2016|News Archives|

The Department of Labor filed an appeal of the recent federal Court’s decision to halt the new overtime rule increasing salary requirements for certain exempt employees. Because the appeal process can be lengthy, and it is uncertain what effect the new administration will have on this issue, employers are encouraged to continue what they’ve been doing since November 22 when the federal Court granted the emergency motion for a preliminary injunction to stop the rule. At this time, the injunction is still in effect and the new rule did not take effect on December 1st.Blethen, Gage and Krause will continue