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BREAKING NEWS: Federal Judge Blocks DOL Final Rule on White Collar Exemptions

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Today, a Texas federal judge issued a nationwide preliminary injunction blocking the implementation of the U.S. Department of Labor’s final rule imposing an increased salary level to qualify for the administrative, professional, executive and highly-compensated exemptions to overtime.  Short of an order staying the district judge’s injunction, the DOL’s rule will be on hold, nationwide, indefinitely. A copy… Continue Reading

Deductions from Exempt Employee Salaries for Snow-Related Absences

Posted in Human Resources, Wage & Hour
As a light dusting of snow falls on much of North and West Texas, I thought it was a good time to review the rules regarding deductions from exempt employee salaries for weather-related absences.  Employees qualifying for the white collar exemptions (e.g., professional, administrative and executive exemptions) are generally entitled to receive their entire salary for any… Continue Reading