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In brief: Judge blocks overtime rule; Lincare, InfuSystem face legal action

November 23, 2016HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - A federal judge in Texas on Nov. 22 blocked a new overtime rule from going into effect on Dec. 1. The rule would require employers to pay overtime for more than 40 hours of work per week for all employees earning up to $913 per week or $47,476 per year. The current threshold: $455 per week or $23,660 per year. The judge, Amos L. Mazzant III of the Eastern District of Texas, ruled that the Obama administration had exceeded its authority by raising the overtime salary limit so significantly....

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Judge blocks overtime rule

November 23, 2016HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - A federal judge in Texas on Nov. 22 blocked a new overtime rule from going into effect on Dec. 1. The rule would require employers to pay overtime for more than 40 hours of work per week for all employees earning up to $913 per week or $47,476 per year. The current threshold: $455 per week or $23,660 per year. The judge, Amos L. Mazzant III of the Eastern District of Texas, ruled that the Obama administration had exceeded its authority by raising the overtime salary limit so significantly....

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Protect yourself with clear policy

July 25, 2016Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

Working after hours is commonplace in today's busy working world, but the new overtime rule (See “New overtime regs headed your way,” July issue) could create a profound shift in those practices, says consultant Richard Davis.With the new rule, the focus is on ensuring all workers track any time spent performing what has often been considered off-the-clock activities, especially those employees who may have switched from salary to hourly, says Davis, president of HirePowerHR.“Companies...

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Overtime rule may hit some employees hard

June 24, 2016Liz Beaulieu, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine - Fifty-five percent of respondents to a recent HME Newspoll say they plan to reduce hours for certain employees so they don't trigger an upcoming overtime rule.The rule, which goes into effect Dec. 1, requires employers to pay overtime for salaried employees who work more than 40 hours per week and who make less than $47,476 per year.“I don't have a lot of salaried employees to start, but I do anticipate having to reduce hours to make sure overtime is minimized,” wrote...

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Coming soon: New overtime rule

June 10, 2016Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

Editor's note: The new overtime rule is also the subject of our current HME Newspoll. Add your two cents here.YARMOUTH, Maine - A new overtime rule, slated to take effect Dec. 1, has employers across the country taking a hard look at employee job descriptions and pay rates, says consultant Richard Davis.“The good news is, you have plenty of time,” says Davis, president of HirePower HR. “But you can't wait.”The new rule requires employers to pay overtime (time and a half) for...

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