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The FLSA Overtime Rule Has Been Blocked!

Stop the Presses!!! The FLSA Overtime Rule Has Been Blocked! A Texas federal court has temporarily blocked the implementation of the new FLSA changes scheduled to go into effect on December 1st. Employers are now given some time before they are required to increase the salary threshold for...
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HOUSE PASSES BILL TO DELAY DATE THAT OVERTIME RULE TAKES EFFECT!

Don’t be misled by headlines like this.  With the administration’s passion to get the FLSA Overtime Changes operational BEFORE the 2017, newly passed bills will be vetoed. We have been receiving telephone calls from several clients who are hoping that a situation like this will...
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Penalties from the USCIS are Going Up Aug 1, 2016

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced that as of August 1, 2016 the penalties for I-9 violations will increase 96% for mistakes or omissions on the Form I-9.  If you’ve ever experienced an I-9 forms audit, you know first-hand just how incredibly high those...
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FLSA Final Rule Released

FLSA FINAL RULE RELEASED Changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act Overtime Regulations are HERE! Today, the Department of Labor (DOL) released its final regulations making changes to overtime exempt requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Here are the key elements of the new...
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Overtime Ruling & Minimum Wage Updates

Yesterday’s breaking news from the Society of Human Resources Management …  The Overtime Ruling is coming fast and furiously, may be announced as early as this week!   Please take time to read the article published by Allen Smith to  learn about the newest development that may affect all of...
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Form I-9 Update

Please be aware of an update on the Form I-9, which was due to expire on March 1, 2016   According to the USCIS.gov website: “Current Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, Remains Effective After March 31, 2016: Until further notice, employers should continue using Form I-9, Employment...
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EEO-1 Online Information Report is Open

Just a quick note to let you know the 2015 EEO-1 online Information Report is open for your use.   As a quick reminder, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission requires all private employers with 100 or more employees; or employers who have fewer than 100 employees if the company is owned...
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Comment Period for FLSA Changes

Over the past weeks I’ve held numerous  conference calls, webinars, and hands-on workshops to help everyone understand the proposed changes to the FLSA and to learn what they need to do to get prepared. Each time I spoken to a group  I’ve learned what type of information you  want now and what...
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