I prepared for the new DOL Overtime Rule but it’s been blocked. Now what?

By: | 12.08.16 | Common HR Questions
“In anticipation of the new DOL overtime rule taking effect on December 1, I switched many of our previously exempt employees to non-exempt status based on the higher minimum salary criteria. Since the rule has recently been blocked from taking effect, what are my...

GPS Tracking: Employee Surveillance or Unlawful Spying?

By: | 07.15.16 | Common HR Questions
Has your organization considered implementing GPS technology to track employee movement and/or monitor use of company vehicles? If so, you’re not alone. GPS tracking is a hot topic in terms of surveillance and privacy, and with good reason. With the widespread inc...

DOL Issues Final Rule Updating the FLSA Overtime Regulations

By: | 05.18.16 | HR Alerts
Two years in the making, and after a lot of back-and-forth information about when (or even if) it would happen, it finally happened – this morning President Obama and Secretary of Labor Perez announced publication of the U.S. DOL’s Final Rule updating the FL...

Pennsylvania Legalizes Medical Marijuana: Now What?

By: | 05.13.16 | HR Alerts
Pennsylvania’s Medical Marijuana Act (the “Act”) takes effect on May 17, 2016. Naturally, our Members have been asking a lot of questions about how this will impact their existing Drug-Free Workplace policies. Companies also want to know how, and to wh...

The DOL’s New "White Collar" Exemption Regulations: Coming Soon?

By: | 04.22.16 | HR Alerts
For some time now, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), the White House, and various legal experts, HR organizations, and journalists have sounded alarms about the impending changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) “white collar” exemption regulations (...