More News From Labor

That’s the Department of Labor, of course, and joint employer wasn’t their only headline these past few weeks. The department finally sent along to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) a proposed regulation to “clarify, update and define” the basic and regular rate for calculating overtime pay. It is believed the regulation will…

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Washington Weighs Tripling Overtime Threshold

Regulators in the state of Washington wrapped up a public comment period this past week for a proposal to increase the salary threshold (below which virtually all workers in the state would be eligible for overtime pay) to almost $72,000 per year! Currently, the federal threshold stands at $455 per week, or $23,660 annually. Washington,…

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