Authored by Abigail Cahak
Seyfarth Synopsis: The Supreme Court dealt a blow to the Department of Labor’s rulemaking procedures, criticizing the agency for explicitly changing its long-standing treatment of automobile service advisors as overtime exempt while saying “almost nothing” regarding the reasons for the abrupt change.
This week, the Supreme Court dealt a blow to the Department of Labor’s rulemaking … Continue Reading
Co-authored by Richard Alfred, Brett Bartlett, and Noah Finkel
The Department of Labor’s release of the new exemption regulations appears imminent. As we have reported in a number of posts, these new rules are expected to nearly double the minimum annual salary level required for employees under the administrative, executive, and professional exemptions (currently $23,660 to between … Continue Reading
Authored by Hillary J. Massey
Employers have a new tool for opposing conditional and class certification of overtime claims by financial advisors and other exempt employees—last week, a judge in the District of New Jersey denied conditional and class certification of such claims because the plaintiffs failed to show that common issues predominated. The court, pointing to other decisions denying … Continue Reading