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HR AnswerLink Webinar: HR Trending Topics

HR AnswerLink Webinar: HR Trending Topics

Jan 4, 2017, 2 Minute Read

Understand the most pressing HR issues facing employers now and in the next few years by watching the HR AnswerLink recorded webinar. You’ll gain valuable insights to share with your clients and prospects about HR strategies and compliance.

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*Tuesday afternoon, a federal judge for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas issued a nationwide preliminary injunction on the Department of Labor’s new overtime rules, which were slated to go into effect in just over a week on December 1, 2016. The judge ruled that the Department of Labor (DOL) likely overstepped its rulemaking authority by raising the salary threshold as high as it did and by implementing the automatic increase every three years.

What this means now:

The judge has not made a final ruling in the case, but the fact that he issued the injunction suggests that he is leaning in favor of the groups that want to stop the rule changes. It is also possible that his final decision will allow some parts of the rule to stand but not others. The DOL has indicated that in the meantime they are considering their legal options with respect to the preliminary injunction.

Employers are obviously wondering whether they should move forward with the changes they have been planning. Unfortunately, this is a difficult question to answer and ultimately a business decision, which is much harder than a compliance decision. Although employers are not required to make changes, they may want to consider the following:

At this point, we do not know how long the injunction will be in place or if the rules will be thrown out entirely. eAlerts will be issued when actionable information is available.