Overtime Change Revisited

The big overtime exemption revolution of the Obama Era never happened, thanks to a US District Court ruling.  However, the USDOL, now operating as part of President Trump’s administration, revisited the issue and published a new proposed rule on March 7.  Like the...

REGIONAL NEWS

The Bridgeport Regional Business Council has appointed a new CEO to begin November 1, the day after Mickey Herbert’s admirable stewardship ends.  We are excited to welcome Dan Onofrio to the post and look forward to working with him and BRBC some 750 current business...

Thank you, NYS DOL!

In a recent posting, I chided the NYS Department of Labor for not providing employers definitive guidance on how to comply with new sexual harassment policy and prevention training obligations in time for October 9, 2018, a statutory deadline. Since I wrote that note,...

Get a move on, NYDOL!

A NYS statute enacted in April, 2018 requires employers to provide sexual harassment prevention training to all employees on an annual basis beginning October 9 of this year.  The training has to conform to DOL issued standards but they haven’t been provided yet!  A...

Quick Reminder

Employers with 100 or more employees, and federal government direct, or first tier sub, contractors with 50 or more employees are required to file EEO-1 reports by March 31,2018. An EEO-1 report states the number of employees by race, national origin and sex in...