TAG: overtime pay

Court approves $4.7M OT case settlement for former Brickman supervisors

October 25, 2017By

Earlier this month, a Pennsylvania court approved a nearly $5 million overtime case settlement against The Brickman Group, now BrightView. The class/collective action settlement resolves the case, Acevedo, et al. v. Brightview Landscapes, which was filed against Brickman Group in October 2013. It alleged the company underpaid overtime to its salary-paid supervisors by paying only half-time overtime pay under a “fluctuating... read more

Overtime Rule in limbo as Obama administration appeals injunction

December 7, 2016By

Across the United States, the H.R. meetings were over, the timecards created and the systems in place, but just days before the Department of Labor’s nationwide Overtime Rule was slated to take effect, a federal judge in Texas issued a preliminary injunction blocking the rule, which would have made 4 million Americans eligible for overtime pay. Now, with only a little more than... read more

DOL: Millions of workers soon eligible for overtime pay

May 19, 2016By

Millions of workers will soon be eligible for overtime pay under a new rule finalized Wednesday by the Department of Labor (DOL). The rule takes effect Dec. 1. The rule states anyone making less than $47,476 per year must receive time-and-a-half pay for hours worked beyond 40 hours per week, roughly double the current threshold of $23,660. The salary level will be increased every three... read more