As we previously reported here, the Department of Labor will soon be revising the so-called “white collar exemptions” to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Recently, the DOL has indicated that it now plans to issue the Final Rule in July 2016.
To recap, on June 30, 2015, the DOL issued a detailed report and proposed rule, inviting the public to submit comments through September 4, 2015. The agency has received nearly 300,000 comments to date, underscoring the intense interest the proposed changes have garnered across diverse stakeholder groups. Read more