Category Archives: Fair Labor Standards Act

New All Agency Memorandum Establishes Tiered SCA Fringe Rate

Federal contractors already know that the Service Contract Act (SCA) fringe rate is generally updated annually. In 2016, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued All Agency Memorandum 221, which made no change to the the fringe rate of $4.27 per hour … Continue reading

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Good News for Employers in the New FLSA Final Rule

On May 18, the Department of Labor (DOL) released the new Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) final rule on employee classification and overtime pay. Employers had braced for the final rule ever since the proposed rule was published on July … Continue reading

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Department of Labor Proposes Updated Overtime Rule

The Department of Labor (DOL) has released a proposed rule updating which employees are exempt from overtime pay requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Employees who are not exempt from the FLSA must be paid overtime rates of … Continue reading

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