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  • New Overtime Pay Opinion Letters Issued
    New Overtime Pay Opinion Letters Issued

    The Department of Labor (DOL), has issued 3 new wage and hour opinion letters concerning overtime pay. While opinion letters do not serve as law, they provide guidance when interpreting provisions of ...

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  • New Fact Sheet Issued on Classifying Employees
    New Fact Sheet Issued on Classifying Employees

    The Department of Labor (DOL) has issued a new fact sheet setting forth guidelines concerning individuals who work in higher education and applicable exemptions. The guidelines affect thousands of ...

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  • A Brief Overview of Georgia's Overtime Laws
    A Brief Overview of Georgia's Overtime Laws

    In 1938, Congress passed the Fair Labor Standards Act, which would go on to become the foundation for the relationship between employers and employees that we still adhere to today. Perhaps the most ...

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  • Changes To FLSA Increase Number of Workers Covered
    Changes To FLSA Increase Number of Workers Covered

    The Department of Labor (DOL) made several changes this summer, including 2 announcements that will likely expand the number of workers covered under the Fair Labor Standards Act. The first change ...

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  • Proposed Rules To Increase Number of Workers Entitled To Overtime Pay
    Proposed Rules To Increase Number of Workers Entitled To Overtime Pay

    Earlier this summer, the Department of Labor issue new regulations which, if adopted, have the potential to significantly impact “white collar” workers and their ability to obtain overtime ...

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  • The Importance of Proper Employment Classification
    The Importance of Proper Employment Classification

    The issuance of the recent proposed amendments to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) affecting the circumstances under which someone may be considered “exempt” v. “non-exempt” and when a worker may ...

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