It’s too little too late for the Trump administration’s independent contractor rule, which was withdrawn by the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) yesterday before it ever went into effect. The rule was issued weeks before President Biden took office and was set to go into effect on March 8, 2021.
DOL Final Rule Raises Minimum Salary Threshold for Employees Exempt from Overtime Pay Under the FLSA
On September 24, 2019, the United States Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued a final rule that, when implemented, will raise the minimum salary threshold that white-collar employees must be paid to qualify as employees exempt from the overtime requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”). The final rule raises