Viewing: Labor Regulations
November 30, 2016
A U.S. District Court issued an injunction halting the implementation of the Department of Labor's overtime rule.
May 19, 2016
The Department of Labor (DOL) has released the final Overtime rule, with an effective date of December 1, 2016. The Final Rule focuses primarily on updating the salary and compensation levels needed for Executive, Administrative and Professional workers to be exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
October 16, 2015
DOL’s Home Care Rule took effect on October 13. DOL will not engage in any enforcement activities until November 12. It is unclear what effect this will have on private actions taken during this time, but future compliance will involve meeting minimum wage and overtime liabilities back to October 13th. DOL will continue to offer “compliance assistance” to states.
September 24, 2015
Statement from NASDDDS Executive Director, regarding the Home Care Association v. David Weil Opinion
NASDDDS Executive Director Mary Lee Fay issued this statement in response to the Circuit Court ruling upholding the DOL Home Care Rule.
August 24, 2015
The U.S. Court of Appeals has upheld the Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) rule that narrows the companionship exemption to the Fair Labor Standards Act. The three-judge panel affirmed both the third party prohibition and the new definition of companionship.