U.S. Department of Labor Proposes to Restrict Scope of FLSA ‘White-Collar’ Overtime Exemptions

The U.S. Department of Labor has issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“NPRM”) announcing the Department’s intention to shrink dramatically the pool of employees who qualify for exempt status under the Fair Labor Standards Act. This article, by Jackson Lewis discusses the background of this proposed legislation, what does it mean, next steps and finally, how can technology help minimize labor law compliance risk.