A recent opinion letter issued by the United States Department of Labor has determined that mortgage loan officers do not fall under the Fair Labor Standard Act's administrative exemption provision. The Department of Labor explained that an employee's actual job duties and compensation determine exempt or nonexempt status, and not job title.
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- June 4, 2013 11:41 AM
New York State Minimum Wage to Increase
Earlier this year, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation increasing the...
- May 30, 2013 10:30 AM
Proposed Federal Law to Protect Employee Social Media Passwords
In recent years, employers have scrutinized employee or prospective employee...
- May 22, 2013 10:12 AM
U.S. House of Representatives Passes Compensatory Time Amendment to Fair Labor Standards Act
The U.S. House of Representatives has taken a major step...
- May 16, 2013 12:56 PM
EEOC Issues Revised Guidance on Specific Disabilities
The ADA Amendments Act of 2008 ("ADAAA") amended the Americans...
- May 2, 2013 10:08 AM
Do Employee Wellness Programs Violate Federal Law?
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has scheduled a...
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