New Overtime Rule straight from Dr. David Weil of Wage and Hour Division

New Overtime Ruling Right from Dr. David Weil administrator of Wage and Hour Division Last week we announced the most meaningful update to the nation’s white-collar overtime rules in more than 40 years. By raising the salary threshold under which white-collar salaried workers qualify for overtime pay to $47,476 per year, more than 4.2 million workers will get overtime protections or see a raise in their salary above that threshold. It’s a fix that will make it easier for employers to deter...
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EEOC SUIT Settled with LOWE’S $8.6 Million on a Disability Discrimination

LOWE’S TO PAY $8.6 MILLION TO SETTLE  EEOC DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION  SUIT Retail Home Improvement and Appliance Store Chain Fired Thousands of Workers With Disabilities Due to Rigid Leave Policy, Federal Agency Charges LOS ANGELES — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today announced the approval of the resolution of a nationwide disability discrimination case against home improvement, appliance and hardware giant Lowe’s.  U.S. District Court Judge André Birotte Jr. appr...
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OFCCP Announces a Webinar on the Revised FAAP Directive

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) issued Directive (DIR) 2013-01, Revision 1 on April 28, 2016. This directive, available on OFCCP’s Web site, outlines how contractors apply for and maintain functional affirmative action programs (FAAP).  To learn more about OFCCP’s FAAP Program and DIR 2013-01 Revision 1, please join us for an informational webinar on May 19, 2016. During the one hour webinar, contractors will learn about the FAAP program and how to apply for a FAAP ...
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Pay Transparency Executive Order 13666

Pay Transparency Executive Order 13665 This new Executive Action came into effect January 11, 2016. https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/PayTransparency.html This means that businesses MUST review/change/update their handbooks and policies to adapt this new law. These changes are meant for nondiscrimination for employees who wish to discuss their pay and ask about the pay of others in the organization. The reasoning for this New Law by the US DOL OFCCP: “In too many workplaces around the country, w...
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