The Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals has closed the door on tip claims under a provision of the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) and a Department of Labor (“DOL”) regulation for employees paid more than minimum wage. In Marlow v. The New Food Guy, Inc., 861 F.3d 1157 (2017), the court held that an employer…

DOL Issues Final Rule: Big Changes to Minimum Salary Requirements for White-Collar Workers After the release of the long-awaited Final Rule from the DOL, the good news is that employers have just over six months before the rule goes into effect, providing them a window to assess current wage and hour practices, particularly as they…

Dep’t of Labor Proposed Overtime Rule Changes Postponed Until Late 2016 In July 2015, the Department of Labor (DOL) proposed several changes to its regulations defining which white collar employees are exempt from the minimum wage and overtime pay requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The goal of the proposed changes was to…

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