Topic: Employment Law and Employee Benefits
November 2019
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Pro Bono Partnership and the Jackson Lewis law firm, in conjunction with the Center for Non-Profits, The Connecticut Community Nonprofit Alliance (The Alliance), Lawyers Alliance for New York, and Nonprofit New York, have prepared a two-part article discussing the revised regulations and what they mean for nonprofits.

Part I of the article, written by Michael A. Frankel, Esq. and Joseph J. DiPalma, Esq., from Jackson Lewis P.C., explains in detail the major changes made by the DOL and how those changes will impact the nonprofit community. The article also discusses the obligation of nonprofits to simultaneously comply with both the federal FLSA and applicable state wage and hour laws, and they provide a brief reminder to nonprofits about some of the limits on the use of volunteers. Part I is accessible below.

In Part II, Christine Michelle Duffy, Esq. from Pro Bono Partnership provides employers an overview of some considerations and strategies for addressing the changes discussed below. Part II will (1) help nonprofits navigate decisions relating to whether to reclassify exempt employees as nonexempt, (2) alert nonprofits to some hidden landmines, and (3) provide nonprofits tips for complying with the revised regulations.

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