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Texas Court Grants Nationwide Preliminary Injunction Enjoining Department of Labor from Implementing or Enforcing Regulation Raising Salary Level for White Collar Exemptions

November 22, 2016 | Legal Update Article

When two lawsuits were filed in Texas seeking to block the Department of Labor’s new overtime rule, which more than doubles the required salary level to qualify for the Fair Labor Standards Act “white collar” exemptions, few predicted the lawsuits would be successful. But the polls were wrong (again). On November 22,... Read More

Record Low Number of Mining Deaths in Fiscal Year 2016, Mine Safety Agency Reports

November 29, 2016 | Legal Update Article

Fiscal year 2016 saw a record low number of mining deaths, the Mine Safety and Health Administration has reported. The agency also continues to encourage the mining community “to reach zero mining deaths.” MSHA reported that in FY 2016, 24 miners died at the more than 13,000 mines in the country. This is the lowest number... Read More

New York Adopts Advanced Home Health Aide Law

December 2, 2016 | Legal Update Article

New York State has adopted new law that establishes the advanced home health aide (AHHA) job designation. The AHHA program was first recommended in 2011. Governor Andrew Cuomo signed S. 8110/A.10707 into law on November 28, 2016. The new law amends sections of Article 139 of the Education Law (relating to the practice of nursing), as... Read More

OSHA Wants Public Assistance with Leading Indicators Guidance

November 29, 2016 | Legal Update Article

The next version of Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s annual voluntary guidance cataloging measures for improving safety and health in the workplace may include insights from the public. For the first time ever, OSHA wants assistance from the public to identify the “leading indicators.” At the October... Read More

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Jackson Lewis Principal Ralph Losey Authors “E-Discovery for Everyone”

December 2, 2016 | Jackson Lewis

December 2, 2016 (Orlando, FL) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce that Orlando Principal Ralph Losey has authored E-Discovery for Everyone, an in-depth introduction to e-discovery topics influencing today’s legal procedures. E-Discovery for Everyone covers... Read More

Chip Galagaza Comments on the Blocked Overtime Rule

December 1, 2016 | Houston Chronicle

Chip Galagaza comments on salary and overtime compliance with now blocked overtime rule in "Injunction Last-minute injunction creates a patchwork of compliance with overtime rule that’s now likely dead," published by Houston Chronicle. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

Jeffrey Brecher Comments on Employers Raising Salaries for Overtime Rule

November 30, 2016 | Bloomberg BNA

Jeffrey Brecher comments on employers faced with uncertainty after increasing salaries in anticipation of DOL Overtime Rule in "Court Delay Leaves Employers Uncertain After Raising Salaries to Meet New Overtime Rule," published by Bloomberg BNA. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

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