Legal Alert: Changes to the New York State Salary Threshold Effective 12/31/16

December 28, 2016 — Yesterday, the New York Department of Labor adopted new wage orders that will increase the weekly salary threshold for the executive and administrative exemptions from the current $675 per week to the varying levels listed below. These changes will go into effect on December 31, 2016. The new salary thresholds in…

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Legal Alert: Proposed Changes to the New York State Salary Threshold for Administrative and Executive Exemptions

December 2, 2016 — By now most of you have likely heard that the proposed changes to the US Department of Labor’s overtime regulations have been enjoined by a federal district court in Texas. This means that the changes, which, in part, would have increased the salary threshold for the white collar exemptions (administrative, professional and…

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Legal Alert: July 2016 NJ Charities Registration Update

July 27, 2016 — Beginning January 1, 2017, online filing of ALL New Jersey charity registrations and charity-related reporting will be mandatory. Currently, initial and renewal charity registrations, as well as other required reporting, may be filed online or by mail. As of January 1, 2017, all New Jersey charities that are required to be…

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Legal Alert: Court Issues Nationwide Injunction Over New Overtime Rules

November 23, 2016 — On Wednesday, November 23, a federal district court in Texas issued a nationwide preliminary injunction preventing the Department of Labor from implementing and enforcing its new overtime rules, which increases the salary threshold to qualify for the white collar exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act to $913/week. This means that, as of now, the…

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