DOL Overtime Rule (Re-Visited)

Most employers are aware that the Obama administration’s attempt to increase the salary threshold for exempt employees was blocked in December 2016.  The failed rule sought to increase the required salary for exempt employees to $47,476 per year.  Labor Secretary Acosta has indicated that he supports raising the salary threshold and, since the summer of… Continue reading DOL Overtime Rule (Re-Visited)

More Info for Washington Employers: City of Seattle Minimum Wage Increases

Beginning January 1, 2019, the minimum wage for large employers within the City of Seattle (employers with 500 or more workers) will be $16.00/hr.   For small employers (employers with 500 or fewer employees), employees must be paid at least $15.00/hr. Small employers can pay an hourly wage of $15.00, or pay employees at least $12.00/hr.… Continue reading More Info for Washington Employers: City of Seattle Minimum Wage Increases