The Overtime Rule: What Now?

As we all know by now, on November 22, 2016, Judge Amos Mazzant of the federal U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas...

Federal Court in Texas Halts Overtime Rule

Yesterday, Judge Amos Mazzant of the federal U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas granted a preliminary injunction blocking the U.S. Department of...

Colorado Raises Minimum Wage with Amendment 70

Colorado will raise its minimum wage in increments from the current $8.31 an hour to $12 an hour by 2020 as a result of yesterday’s...

Happy Holidays, I Have to Pay What?

It’s that time of year again when employers think about their holiday schedules and when to close their organizations. Many employers choose to shut down for a...

Twenty-One States Attempt to Enjoin Overtime Rule

Last month, MSEC reported on a lawsuit filed by 21 states to prevent the U.S. Department of Labor’s overtime rule from taking effect December 1,...

States Sue to Stop Overtime Rule from Taking Effect

Last week, 21 states joined in a lawsuit to stop the U.S. Department of Labor’s overtime rule from becoming effective on December 1, 2016. The states,...

Legislators Introduce Bill to Delay Overtime Rule

Last week, House Republicans introduced the Regulatory Relief for Small Businesses, Schools, and Nonprofits Act (H.R. 6094) to delay the controversial overtime rule’s implementation by six...