HR Professionals Magazine – October 2016

 

October 2016 Issue Highlights

In the Spotlight: Danielle Barnes, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, IMPA-SCP, Deputy Commissioner & General Counsel Tennessee Department of Human Resources

 

 Topics

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breaking news

 October 2016 Breaking News – House Passes Bill to Delay Overtime Rule Effective Date

(Washington, D.C. Sep 29, 2016) The House of Representatives passed a bill Sept. 28 that would delay by six months the effective date of the Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) new overtime regulations after small businesses argued that the original deadline would force them to lay people off, according to SHRM’s Allen Smith, J.D.

“I can’t think of a worse Christmas present,” said Rep. Pete Sessions, R-Texas, at a House Committee on Rules hearing on the bill, which, if enacted, would move the effective date from Dec. 1 to June 1, 2017.

The committee, of which Sessions is chairman, passed the bill—H.R. 6094, the Regulatory Relief for Small Businesses, Schools and Nonprofits Act—Sept. 27. The new regulations will double the exempt salary threshold for overtime from $23,660 to $47,476. Read more >

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