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UPDATE: Changes to FLSA Exemptions

As announced by the White House this week, President Obama directed the Department of Labor to update the regulations on the white-collar exemptions.  Specifically, the President instructed the Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez to update the regulations.  The President’s point was that the minimum salary requirements had only been raised once since 1975, and that … Continue reading this entry

Obama Proposes Sweeping Changes to FLSA Exemptions

A few weeks ago, President Obama issued an Executive Order raising the minimum wage for workers on new federal contractors from $7.25 an hour to $10.10 an hour. That measure was designed to build momentum for a minimum wage increase for the private sector as well. Now, President Obama has announced he will direct the … Continue reading this entry