On Dec. 16, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division published its final rule clarifying and updating the regulations governing regular rate requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act.
On Nov. 26, OSHA issued a temporary enforcement policy for crane operator certifications issued by Crane Institute Certification, which no longer holds such accreditation.
On Dec. 5, ABC submitted comments to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division in support of its proposal to revise the DOL’s regulation for computing overtime compensation for salaried nonexempt employees who work hours that vary each week (i.e., a fluctuating workweek) under the Fair Labor Standards Act.
On Sept. 27, the DOL issued a final rule on overtime, officially named Defining and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Outside Sales and Computer Employees, which updates and revises the “white-collar” overtime exemption regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act. The final rule goes into effect on Jan. 1, 2020.
On Nov. 20, the Trump administration released its Fall 2019 Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions. The agenda lists upcoming rulemakings and other regulatory actions from each agency that the administration expects to publish through the end of the year and into 2020.