Parental Leave Policies for Fathers

A recent settlement between CNN and the EEOC highlights the need for employers to provide gender neutral parental leave policies.┬áThe challenged policy provided 10 weeks of paid parental leave to biological mothers and parents who adopted, but only two weeks of paid parental leave to biological fathers. As part of the settlement, CNN changed its… Continue reading Parental Leave Policies for Fathers

Reclassifying Exempt Employees for 2016

It is expected that the new DOL regulations increasing the minimum weekly salary for exempt administrative and executive employees will go into effect in January 2016. The proposed regulations will require employers to pay at least $970.00 per week to meet the salary basis test for the exemption (the duties test will also have to… Continue reading Reclassifying Exempt Employees for 2016