Archive for October 2015

Recording & Slides: Independent Contracting Under Attack: Navigating the Classification & Compliance Challenge

Independent Contracting Under Attack: Navigating the Classification & Compliance Challenge With the DOL continuing to double down on its attack against use of independent contractors, this webinar will help you: Understand the DOL’s current position on independent contracting. Know the rules: The federal and state tests in play. Avoid the “red flag” practices. Solve the…

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Legal technology: getting your measure

Effective deployment of new IT can boost law firm productivity – but measuring the potential gains is complex. A few months ago, the Financial Times reported that professional services were at the heart of the UK productivity problem. It quoted the Law Society’s head of City and international Stephen Denyer as blaming this partly on…

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Working on Overtime: The U.S. Department of Labor’s Proposal to Revise the Overtime Exemption Regulations

By Tammy D. McCutchen [1] In March 2014, President Obama ordered the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) to revise the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA” or the “Act”) regulations governing when white collar employees can be classified as “exempt” from the FLSA minimum wage and overtime requirements. Declaring that “Americans have spent too long working…

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House Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Proposed Amendments to Overtime Rule

The Department of Labor’s controversial proposed changes to the “white collar” overtime exemption regulations came under fire during a House Subcommittee on Investigations, Oversight and Regulations hearing on October 8, 2015.  Among other changes, the proposal released on July 6 of this year sets the minimum salary required for overtime exemption at the 40th percentile…

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Webinar: Independent Contracting Under Attack: Navigating the Classification & Compliance Challenge

With the DOL continuing to double down on its attack against use of independent contractors, this webinar will help you: Understand the DOL’s current position on independent contracting. Know the rules: The federal and state tests in play. Avoid the “red flag” practices. Solve the compliance challenge. We invite you to join ComplianceHR in partnership…

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