Federal District Court Prevents the Implementation of FLSA Changes!

Federal District Court Prevents the Implementation of FLSA Changes!

A Federal District Court in Texas just issued an injunction prohibiting the United States Department of Labor from enacting its new rule increasing the salary base to be used for executive, administrative or professional employees to qualify as "exempt employees" under the Fair Labor Standards Act.  

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Fair Labor Standards Act Changes . . . ARE YOU READY?

Fair Labor Standards Act Changes . . . ARE YOU READY?

The Department of Labor has raised the salary limit to qualify as an "exempt employee" under the Fair Labor Standards Act.  What this means is that the employer will likely have to pay more people overtime or pay a higher base wage to keep an employee's  "exempt" designation.  These three slide presentations, presented by William Loeffel and Ann Pieper at the Peoria Chamber of Commerce, help to guide businesses, non-profits, schools, and governmental entities in determining how to best comply with the DOL's requirements.

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The Public Duty Rule Ends In Illinois

The Public Duty Rule Ends In Illinois
The decision terminating the public duty rule eliminates a legal argument that protected municipalities and other public entities; however, those public entities are still granted immunity from liability for all but willful and wanton misconduct by numerous acts such as the Local Governmental and Governmental Employees Tort Immunity Act.  
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