TAG: Wage and Hour Division

DOL webinar helps businesses prepare for overtime rule

October 12, 2016By

The Wage and Hour division of the Department of Labor (DOL) and the Small Business Administration’s Office of Advocacy is hosting a webinar Oct. 17 that will focus on the implementation of recently updated overtime regulations. As of Oct. 14, the webinar is full; however, DOL says an archived recording will be available after the event. “Preparing for the Overtime... read more

Government Affairs: Review job classifications before DOL overtime rule implementation

June 6, 2016By

The federal Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor (DOL) announced that new regulations governing overtime will go into effect on Dec. 1. These new regulations could ratchet up your labor costs and make federal audits of your payroll records even more expensive. The new regulations will raise the salary limit for mandatory overtime for nonexempt workers from... read more

Michigan company pays $38K in back wages, damages

June 1, 2016By

A U.S. Department of Labor investigation found a Laketon, Mich.-based landscape company and its owner in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act, M Live reports. H&H Lawn Service & Snowplowing violated the Fair Labor Standards Act by failing to pay overtime and properly keep records, according to the Department of Labor. A court ruled that the company and its owner, Darrell Hinken, must pay... read more