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2016 Comes to a Close

by CUPA-HR

When the new year is ushered in, congressional Republicans and President Trump will have a huge amount of work to do in order to be successful delivering on campaign promises. The Trump administration has been very vocal that they want to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA), make changes to corporate tax reform — which will include small business — and individual tax reform, and make significant changes to our immigration laws.

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Test Your HR Legal Knowledge: Retaliatory Discharge

by Brittany Hubbard

gavel on law bookAre you an HR legal expert? Here’s a real court case to help test your HR legal knowledge. Review the facts of the case, tell us which side you think prevailed, and find out if you’re right! The case: FLSA retaliatory discharge.

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Update on CUPA-HR Comments and Activities on DOL’s Overtime Proposal

by CUPA-HR

Dol_sealOn Friday, September 4, CUPA-HR will file comments on the DOL's proposed changes to the regulations governing overtime pay requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act. In our comments, we plan to ask DOL to lower the proposed salary threshold and to abandon the proposed automatic annual updates in favor of a 5-9 year reconsideration of the threshold made through notice and comment rulemaking that complies with the Administrative Procedure Act. We will also request that DOL provide the public with notice of the new level at least one year prior to implementation and will argue for a phase-in of the new salary level.

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House Committee Holds Hearing on DOL’s Overtime Proposal

by CUPA-HR

overtimeOn July 23, the House Education and the Workforce Subcommittee on Workforce Protections held a hearing on the impact of the DOL’s proposed changes to the rules governing federal overtime regulations under the FLSA. Witnesses testified on the possible impact of the proposal on workplace opportunity and flexibility for workers and budgets and operations for nonprofits, businesses and other employers.

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Test Your HR Legal Knowledge: FLSA

by Julie Boggs

test-your-hr-legal-knowledge-CUPA-HRAre you an HR legal expert? Here’s a real court case to help test your HR legal knowledge. Review the facts of the case, tell us which side you think prevailed, and find out if you’re right!

The Case: FLSA and Undocumented Aliens – Lamonica v. Safe Hurricane Shutters, Inc. (11th Cir. No. 11-15743, 3/6/13)

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