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The Department of Labor Issues New Guidance for Tipped Employees

Last week the United States Department of Labor (DOL) issued an updated provision to its Field Operations Handbook (FOH) regarding whether tipped employees are working “dual jobs.”  The changes to section 30d00(f) of the FOH essentially redact the DOL’s “80/20 ... Read More


As recently noted, the Arkansas minimum wage rate is increasing to $9.25/hour beginning January 1, 2019.  The Arkansas Department of Labor issued an amended Notice poster last week to update the applicable minimum wage rate for Arkansas employees.  By law, ... Read More

FLSA Overtime Rule Blocked by Federal Judge

A Texas federal judge has blocked the Department of Labor's rule on overtime pay that made 4.2 million private-sector workers eligible for expanded overtime protections. The U.S. District Court in Texas granted a preliminary injunction against the FLSA overtime rule, ... Read More

DOL Persuader Rule Permanently Blocked By Texas Judge

On November 16, 2016, Judge Sam Cummings of U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas granted a permanent injunction against the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) “Persuader Rule,” which was previously temporarily enjoined on June 28, 2016, in ... Read More

DOL Issues Final Overtime Rule

On May 18, 2016, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued the final version of a much-anticipated overtime exemption rule, raising the minimum salary threshold required to qualify for the Fair Labor Standards Act's (FLSA) "white collar" overtime exemption to $47,476 ... Read More