Overtime Rule Now Published in Federal Register

The Department of Labor (DOL) has published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that would increase the standard salary level to $679 per week (equivalent to $35,308 per year). Above this salary level, eligibility for overtime varies based on job duties. This NPRM...

DOL Expands Access to Association Health Plans

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) finalized and published in the Federal Register a final rule titled Definition of “Employer” under Section 3(5) of ERISA–Association Health Plans. This rule is overseen by the DOL’s Employee Benefits Security...

Increase in Form I-9 Audits

News agencies are reporting that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is planning a nationwide increase of Form I-9 audits this summer. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s agency Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) has already doubled the amount of...