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Understanding & Implementing New DOL Rules Regarding Exemptions from Overtime


On June 30, 2015, the Department of Labor (DOL) announced long-awaited and critical changes to federal regulations governing exemptions from overtime. Most significantly, the expansion of federal overtime pay requirements captures approximately five million currently overtime-exempt workers. The proposed rule, intended to go into effect in 2016, not only increases the minimum salary to qualify for the overtime exemption, but also indexes the "salary test" to assure future increases on an annual basis.

This program is designed to:

The Labor & Employment Practice Group of Eastman & Smith Ltd. invites you to join attorney Thomas A. Dixon for a morning of education and discussion at one of our regional seminar sites:
July 17 Bryan
July 23 Findlay (sold out)
July 30 Perrysburg (sold out)
July 31 Columbus
August 7 Sandusky
Registration is at 8:00 a.m. Program begins at 8:30 a.m. and lasts until 10:00 a.m. Cost is $10. A continental breakfast will be provided. For further details as to location as well as to register please contact Andrea Kenney either via e-mail or by calling 419-247-1616. Each session will have limited attendance in order to allow discussion of how the new rule may impact your workplace and to identify practical options for managing this significant change in long-standing wage and hour law.

This program will be submitted for HRCI approval.