Employment Law Alert: Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks New Overtime Rule From Taking Effect On December 1

MBBP's Employment Law Group just released an Employment Law Alert regarding a preliminary order by a federal judge in Texas that temporarily blocks the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) from implementing changes to the salary basis for white collar overtime exemptions. Learn more on our Employment Law Blog.

Employment Law Alert: Are You Ready to Reclassify? New Overtime Regulations Go Into Effect on December 1, 2016

MBBP’s Employment Law Group just released an Employment Law Alert regarding the new overtime regulations that will take effect on December 1, 2016.  Any employees who earn less than $47,476 annually will be entitled to overtime and must be treated as non-exempt, as per the U.S. Department of Labor’s final rule. Don’t wait any longer to address this critical change in …

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New Overtime Regulations Will Result In Many More Workers Becoming Entitled To Overtime

We're reviewing the Department of Labor's new overtime regulations in our Massachusetts Employment Law Blog.  Click here to read about the DOL's Final Rule, which President Obama announced the publication of today.

Employment Law Clip: Salaried Does Not Necessarily Mean Exempt From Overtime

A common misconception is that paying a salary to an employee makes the employee exempt from the overtime requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). In this video Massachusetts Employment Lawyer Maura E. Malone discusses the process of determining whether your employees are exempt or non-exempt and the risks of failing to properly classify …

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Wage & Hour Tip: Are Your Commissioned Sales Employees Entitled to Minimum Wage and Overtime?

Many employers use commission payments to increase the productivity of their sales force. Commissioned sales people can earn significant compensation. But, are commissioned sales people also entitled to minimum wage and overtime?  Please see our full Wage & Hour Tip of the Month to learn more. Please feel free to contact MBBP’s Employment Law Group with any questions.