Connecticut Labor and Employment Law Journal

Connecticut Labor and Employment Law Journal

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Increased Salary Threshold for Overtime Exemptions Struck Down By Federal Judge

Posted in U.S. Department of Labor, Wage & Hour
In a victory for employers in Connecticut and across the country, a federal district court in Texas last week invalidated the Obama Administration’s Department of Labor overtime regulation which sought to increase the salary threshold for the overtime exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act from $455 per week ($23,660 annually) to $913 per week… Continue Reading

Department of Labor Updates Two Employment Law Posters

Posted in U.S. Department of Labor
Employers must immediately update their federal labor law posters.  The United States Department of Labor, with little notice, issued new posters related to the Fair Labor Standards Act and the Employee Polygraph Protection Act.  The new posters are available for download here and here.  It is important to ensure you are posting the correct posters… Continue Reading
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