Author Archives: Bill Wahoff & Nelva Smith

ARE YOU IN COMPLIANCE? BE PREPARED! FLSA RULE CHANGES AND OSHA PENALTY INCREASES WILL HAPPEN IN 2016

Two seemingly unrelated developments in the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) will affect employers in 2016: The First, the over 100% proposed increases in threshold amounts of salaries that qualify for “salaried exempt” status under the FLSA; The Second, congressionally mandated increases in OSHA penalties at a minimum of 80% by August 1, 2016. Read More »