On November 16, 2016, a District Judge in the Northern District of Texas permanently blocked the U.S. Department of Labor from enforcing a new regulation that would have increased disclosure requirements for employers that use advisors, including law firms, to help in union avoidance and organizing campaigns. Nat’l Fed’n of Independent Bus. v. Perez, No. 16-cv-066 (N.D. Tex. Nov. 16, 2016).
Published: June 13, 2016
New overtime regulations unveiled by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) on May 18, 2016 will affect approximately 4.2 million currently “exempt” workers. Unless their salaries are increased to at least $913/week, these employees will become entitled to receive overtime pay.