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The Department of Labor has issued new final rules which will, among other things, increase the salary requirements for the white collar and highly compensated exemptions to the federal overtime rules effective January 1, 2020.
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has stayed the EEOC’s new pay data reporting requirements pending OMB’s review – meaning that the prior version of the EEO-1 will remain in effect for the 2017 filing year.
The outlook for new overtime rules that were scheduled to go into effect last December looks bleak as a nationwide injunction remains in effect and the Department of Labor appears to be going back to the drawing board.
Increase to $15/hour by 2020 is the first major employment law initiative to pass; paid family leave and fair scheduling bills are on the horizon for employers.
Take Away: Effective December 1, 2016, the minimum salary that employees must be paid to qualify for the white collar or the highly compensated exemptions to the FLSA overtime requirements will increase substantially.