Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

Authored by Alex Passantino

Last Friday, the Department of Labor’s Wage & Hour Division (WHD) submitted to the White House Office of Management and Budget’s Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) its Final Rule to implement a $10.10 minimum wage for federal contractor employees pursuant to Executive Order 13658.  The Final Rule will address comments made by the
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Department of Labor.jpgAuthored by Alex Passantino

Today, the Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) announced that it would soon be publishing a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking regarding the companionship exemption from the Fair Labor Standards Act.  Among other changes, the Department will propose to limit the exemption to companions employed only by the family or household using the services.  The

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