In the third episode of Hospice Insights: The Law and Beyond, Meg Pekarske shares a lively discussion with colleague Jon Anderson on what should be front of mind for hospices in 2020 from a labor and employment perspective. Jon shares insights on what the new developments in wage and hour and employment discrimination laws mean

clock-timer-iStock_000023196160_LargePatricia Smith, U.S. Department of Labor solicitor, recently announced the final rules regarding the changes to the FLSA White Collar Exemption Regulations will be published in July 2016. She also indicated the regulations will be effective 60 days after their publication. This means the changes will become effective no later than September 2016.
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clock-timer-iStock_000023196160_LargeAfter missing several self-imposed deadlines to release new FLSA wage and hour regulations called for by President Obama, the DOL released proposed rules on Monday that will dramatically increase the number of employees eligible for overtime payments. As expected, the proposed changes focus primarily on the salary threshold for the “white-collar” exemptions to the overtime provisions of the FLSA.
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