• Employers Who Permit After-Hours Work Should Exercise Caution in Light of an Anticipated Increase in Nonexempt Workers
  • September 2, 2015 | Authors: Stephen P. Brown; Tara A. Sheldon
  • Law Firms: Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP - Hartford Office ; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP - Stamford Office
  • Following the directive issued in March 2014 by President Obama, the U.S. Department of Labor published a proposed new rule in the Federal Register and is accepting comments through September 4, 2015. The new rule would extend overtime protections to nearly ¬five million workers by raising the minimum salary threshold to $50,440 per year for employees to qualify for “white collar” exemptions in 2016, with automatic future adjustments.