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Weekly Update: Rule for Overtime Pay Struck Down

Major Victory for Hospitality Industry: Rule for Overtime Pay Struck Down U.S. District Judge Amos Mazzant has struck down the rule for overtime pay, saying the Labor Department set an

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Weekly Update: Paid Leave Legislation

Paid Leave Legislation: Video Update After many months of thoughtful strategic planning by Democrats, Republicans, businesses and labor, we believe the Legislature will act on paid family leave before the

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Weekly Update: Tip Pooling Update

Tip Pooling Update The U.S. Supreme Court has granted the National Restaurant Association time to put together a petition to rehear the tip pooling lawsuit, which restaurants lost in the

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Weekly Update: Overtime Rule Blocked in Federal Court

Overtime Rule Blocked in Federal Court: Will Not Take Effect Dec. 1 Employers received something to be thankful for this holiday in the form of yesterday’s ruling from the federal

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Overtime Rule Blocked in Federal Court: Will Not Take Effect Dec. 1

In a surprise ruling, a Federal judge in Texas issued a nationwide injunction on the Department of Labor’s overtime rules set to go in effect on December 1. These rules,

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Weekly Update: State Releases Economic Forecast

State Releases Economic Forecast On Wednesday, Washington’s Economic and Revenue Forecast Council projected approximately $354 million in extra revenue by 2019, beyond what was previously anticipated thanks, in large part,

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Weekly Update: 2016 Election Results

Tuesday night’s results came as a surprise to much of the country – as almost every projection, poll, data set was off. On the national level, Donald Trump will be our next president, Republicans will have the majority in the U.S. House of Representatives and a slim majority in the U.S. Senate.

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Weekly Update: The Election is Here: Your Vote Matters!

The long-awaited election is here. With state ballot measures on issues like minimum wage, it is essential that you fill out your ballot promptly and mail it in before Nov.

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Eye on Hospitality: New Federal Overtime Rule Still on Track for Dec. 1

On Dec. 1, 2016, the Department of Labor’s (DOL) final rule updating overtime rules will come into effect.

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Understanding the New Federal Overtime Rules

As most employers now know, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)recently issued new overtime rules, significantly increasing the overtime pay exemption threshold.

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Weekly Update: WRA and WLA Finalize Partnership to Become One Hospitality Association

This week, the Washington Restaurant Association (WRA) and the Washington Lodging Association (WLA) finalized a partnership that will lead to the creation of one of the state’s largest trade associations.

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Weekly Update: Getting Ready for New Federal Overtime Rules

New Department of Labor rules regarding overtime pay exemption thresholds were announced by the White House on Wednesday, May 18.

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Weekly Update: DOL Raises Overtime Exemption Threshold to $47,476 a Year

Yesterday, Vice President Joe Biden, Department of Labor (DOL) Secretary Tom Perez and Sen. Sherrod Brown (R-Ohio) announced the release of the final rule amending federal overtime pay requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act. Employers have been bracing for the new rule, which dramatically increases the number of salaried employees eligible for overtime pay.

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DOL Raises Overtime Exemption Threshold to $47,476 a Year

Today, Vice President Joe Biden, Department of Labor (DOL) Secretary Tom Perez and Sen. Sherrod Brown (R-Ohio) announced the release of the final rule amending federal overtime pay requirements under

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Weekly Update: Federal overtime announcement imminent

While not publicly noticed or confirmed yet by the Obama administration, sources indicate that the Department of Labor and the White House will release final overtime regulations early next week, likely on Monday, May 16.