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DOL Issues Final Rule on FLSA Overtime Rules: Action Items for Employers

May 31 2016, 9:00 pm

http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/dol-issues-final-rule-on-flsa-overtime-55928/ Bruce’s Summary: Well it appears the rules covering overtime by the DOL are here and time is running out for putting a program in place for implementation on December 1, 2016. We only have 6 months and we all know how quickly that will pass. So, in reviewing this write up, the authors did […]

The Value of Hiring a Veteran-Owned Small Business 5-26-16

May 26 2016, 10:26 pm

 http://www.hireveterans.com/news/17/10-Top-Reasons-to-Hire-Veterans.html  . There are many advantages to hiring a veteran owned small business. From their experience, Veterans learn quickly, and are accustom to teamwork, commitment and discipline in pressure situations. To them “failure is not an option.” Calvin-Associates, Inc. is certified as a Veteran Owned Small Business.    

Is Today Overtime D-Day? | 5-16-16

May 18 2016, 5:00 pm

http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/is-today-overtime-d-day-46085/ Bruce’s Summary: The new overtime rules affecting who is exempt and who isn’t were due from The Office of Management and Budget on May 16 but have not been published yet. The authors say the definition of exempt positions will change and employers should be getting ready. The magic salary number hasn’t been finalized, […]

DOL Persuader Regulations Expose Every Employer to Reporting Requirements and Disclosures 5-2-18

May 12 2016, 4:51 pm

http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/dol-persuader-regulations-expose-every-74951/ Bruce’s Summary: Effective July 1, 2016, the new persuader regulations go into effect under the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act (LMRDA) (1959). In this article, the authors indicate that in order to ensure the integrity of their firm’s attorney-client relationship they will no longer engage in reportable persuader activities that would trigger reporting of […]

FRANCHISOR 101: Wins, Losses & Lessons in Joint Employer Liability 5-2-16

May 04 2016, 4:47 pm

http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/franchisor-101-wins-losses-lessons-in-85026/ Bruce’s Summary: Joint employer liability isn’t going away and the authors give two examples, one in what not to do and the other an outline of protective possibilities. How many times have we heard “what’s the big deal”? Well the big deal or big paycheck has arrived if more attention isn’t paid to ensuring […]