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Three Things to Look For In Final Overtime Regulations

Posted in Highlight, Human Resources (HR) Compliance, Wage & Hour

Late Monday, several reports on Twitter indicated that the Department of Labor would be announcing and releasing the final version of the revisions to the white-collar overtime regulations.  You can see my prior posts on the subject here and here. This has been a long time coming. It was way back in 2014 (!) that… Continue Reading

Keep Calm & Carry On: New Federal White-Collar Overtime Rules Still Not Released

Posted in Human Resources (HR) Compliance, Laws and Regulations, Legislative Developments, Wage & Hour

Over the last few days, Twitter has been a-twittering with buzz that the Department of Labor has sent the final overtime rules to the OMB. This is the equivalent of one department sending another one an e-mail with the new rules. Why? Because it’s just the next step in getting the rules approved.  But nothing… Continue Reading

In Retaliation Cases, Timing is Everything, Except When the Second Circuit Says Otherwise

Posted in Discrimination & Harassment, Litigation

Suppose an employee files a complaint against your company and it’s quickly dealt with.  Now suppose, ten months later, that you, the employer, fire that employee  — ostensibly for financial reasons.  Is the timing between the original complaint and the termination enough to support a claim for retaliation? Previous federal court cases in Connecticut have… Continue Reading