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News: Final Rule – Overtime

Via US DOL: Wage and Hour Division Defining and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Outside Sales and Computer Employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act On May 18, 2016, President Obama and Secretary Perez announced the publication of the Department of Labor’s final rule updating the overtime regulations, which will automatically extend overtime…

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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.…

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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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Expert systems turn legal expertise into digitized decision-making

ABA Journal By Lorelei Laird “You may think we’re here to talk about technology, but we’re really here to talk about money,” panelist Michael Mills declared at the beginning of “How to Hire a Robot—or Using Expert Systems in Today’s Law Firm.” Some visitors to the Thursday afternoon Techshow panel may also have expected to…

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Expert Systems: Practical AI to Drive Efficiencies in the Law Firm

The ABA Tech Show 2016 panel explained how experts systems can be created and applied in the law firm. by:  Zach Warren, Legaltech News “You may think we’re here to talk about technology, but we’re actually here to talk about money,” Michael Mills told ABA Tech Show 2016 attendees. Given how artificial intelligence (AI) is…

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2015 FT Award Winner!

We are pleased to announce that at the Financial Times Innovative Lawyers Award Ceremony on December 7, 2015, the award for Innovation in the Business of Law: Compliance & Technology went to ComplianceHR, a joint venture between Neota Logic and Littler Mendelson. Congratulations to our hard working team!  

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ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN LAW – THE STATE OF PLAY IN 2015

By: Michael Mills, co-founder & chief strategy officer, Neota Logic via Legal Insider (aka The Orange Rag) The other day, a search for “artificial intelligence in law” produced 86,400 results from just the News section of Google’s vast index. From the Web as a whole, 32,800,000 results and from Videos – 261,000, beginning with Jude…

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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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