California to Ban Salary History Inquiries

Last week, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law AB 168, banning employers from inquiring into an applicant’s salary history to determine the applicant’s suitability...

Texas Judge Snuffs Ailing Overtime Rule

Fifth Circuit Judge Amos Mazzant has struck down the Department of Labor rule (DOL) that would have extended overtime pay to more than four million workers. The rule...

DOL Seeks Feedback on Overtime Rules

In a Proposed Rule published in last week’s Federal Register, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) asked for feedback from the public, including employers, on its...

DOL to Rescind 2011 Rule on Tip Pooling

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has announced plans to rescind a 2011 regulation that restricts employers’ use of tip pools. The current regulation prevents service-industry employers...

DOL Revives Opinion Letters

In a move that is widely seen as good news for employers, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced June 27 that it would reinstate its...

DOL Seeks Changes to Overtime Rule

This morning, Bloomberg reported that the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) plans revisions to its overtime rule, which has been in limbo since last year. In...