House Moves to Delay New Overtime Rule; Obama Administration Threatens Veto
October 6, 2016
On Sept. 28, 2016, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a measure that would delay the effective date of the new overtime rule by six months. The Republican-backed measure – known as H.R. 6094: Regulatory Relief for Small Businesses, Schools, and Nonprofits Act – passed by a vote of 246-177. But victory may be short-lived, […]
Regulations and Compliance Trends Only Gaining Momentum
July 28, 2016
If the latest employment rule is any indication of what’s to come, regulations and compliance trends for employers aren’t going to slow down.
Exploring Overtime Expansion: Inside Sales Employees
May 24, 2016
The Department of Labor’s new rule is expected to extend overtime protections to 4.2 million white-collar workers beginning Dec. 1, 2016.
New Webinar Helps Employers Prepare for Fast-Approaching Overtime Expansion
March 22, 2016
Last week in the Paycom Blog, we covered the U.S. Department of Labor’s move to advance its proposed final rule on overtime expansion.
Overtime Expansion Gets Heated as States Challenge Rule
September 21, 2016
Twenty-one states have filed a lawsuit in an attempt to halt the Department of Labor’s overtime expansion ruling. According to the complaint, the agency’s move to increase the salary threshold at which white-collar workers are eligible for overtime is unlawful, as it renders other statutory exemption requirements “virtually irrelevant.” A similar lawsuit was filed by […]
Reader’s Weekly Picks: Top 3 Paycom Blog Posts
June 15, 2016
It is no surprise that two of the three top blogs are in regard to the new overtime expansion rule. With a Dec. 1 effective date approaching, employers are searching for news on how to mitig
Department of Labor Announces Details of Final Overtime Rule
May 18, 2016
Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Labor announced the final details of its overtime rule in a fact sheet issued prior to publication in the Federal Register.
Minimum Wage Controversies Continue
September 8, 2016
In April 2016, we reported that California and New York became the first states to enact $15-per-hour minimum wage standards. Though no other state has adopted this precedent, New Jersey made an attempt – only to have it vetoed, and a handful of cities have passed similar minimum wage standards. Wage-related woes also loom large […]
Exploring Overtime Expansion: Commissions and Bonuses
June 6, 2016
If you’re planning to implement a pay structure that includes bonuses and commissions – or if you already have one – it’s important to understand how the Fair Labor Standards Act’s (FLSA) up
Exploring Overtime Expansion: Nonprofits
May 16, 2016
Currently, the provisions of the FLSA cover some nonprofit employees, but not others. Employees of nonprofits are covered by the FLSA, and are likely to be affected by the new rule if...