Article: Overtime after the Election – Key Takeaways

ComplianceHR President, Lori Brown, and VP of Strategy, Tammy McCutchen, hosted a webinar today that took head-on the question of what businesses should take away from the election results as it effects the upcoming December 1st changes to Overtime. Tammy brings a unique perspective on topics of regulation, litigation, and legislation, first and foremost as [...]

Article: How to Safeguard Your Firm From Joint-employer Pitfalls

Article by Lori Brown. Originally Published by The Staffing Stream The changes made last year to joint-employer standards via the National Labor Relations Board’s decision in Browning-Ferris Industries of California Inc. (BFI) case marked a dramatic definitional expansion of “employee” and shift in the long-time joint employer test. Indeed, the NLRB’s adoption of an “indirect [...]

Article: How to comply with labor laws for contract workers

Article by Lori Brown, Originally published in Restaurant-Hospitality On-line. Over the past 18 months, employers have endured rough waters in the wake of the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) attack on how businesses engage 1099 contract workers and, on almost a parallel track, to what extent employees can be paid on an overtime exempt basis. [...]

Tips for Reviewing Independent Contractor Agreements

Tips for Reviewing Independent Contractor Agreements As seen in Construction Executive Ensure Classification Compliance as DOL Focuses on Construction Industry August 30, 2016 By Lori Brown Just as the Department of Labor (DOL) proposed major changes to the nation’s overtime rules in 2015 (taking effect Dec. 1, 2016), the DOL also doubled down on its [...]

The New Overtime Challenge: Constructing Compliance in an Evolving Era of Compensation Management

Via: Construction Executive, By: Lori Brown In recent years, the Department of Labor (DOL) has taken the position that due to a “particularly competitive” environment, pay practice violations are rampant throughout the construction industry. Previously, the DOL mostly cited issues related to “off-the-clock” work, travel time and poor record keeping. Adding fuel to the fire of [...]

New OT rules: How to calculate your best option

  Via: Office Manager Today, By: Lori Brown On May 18 the Department of Labor published its long-awaited final changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act’s overtime rules. And although both the White House and the Secretary of Labor intended to “simplify and modernize” the overtime rules, the new rules create new challenges for employers [...]

The New Overtime Challenge

Via: Corporate Compliance Insights, By: Lori Brown Achieving Compliance in an Evolving Era of Compensation Management On May 18, 2016, the Department of Labor (DOL), together with the White House, announced long-awaited and much anticipated final changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act’s overtime rules.  In spite of their stated intent to “simplify and modernize” [...]

Fast Facts on the New Overtime Rule

Via: USA Today, By: Paul Davidson Overtime pay: What you need to know about the new rule The Labor Department on Wednesday finalized a new rule that's expected to make an additional 4.2 million salaried workers eligible for overtime pay. The rule, intended to boost low and middle-income wages that largely have stagnated, takes effect [...]

VIDEO: ComplianceHR’s Tammy McCutchen Testifies before Senate Committee Regarding Overtime Rules

  Today, ComplianceHR's own VP and Managing Director of Strategic Solutions, Tammy McCutchen testified before the United States Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship hearing on "An Examination of the Administration's Overtime Rule and the Rising Costs of Doing Business." Here is a link to the entire archived webcast. Tammy's testimony begins at 21:48. [...]

Overtime rules pose massive challenges for employers

EBN by: Nick Otto Featuring ComplianceHR's own, Tammy McCutchen. Employers who haven’t already started preparing to adhere to the Department of Labor’s proposed overtime rules – raising the minimum salary for FLSA exemptions – are already behind the eight-ball, according to one expert. “Do not wait for the DOL to publish its final rule to [...]

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