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The Labor and Employment Group at Bose McKinney & Evans serves as an ally for clients navigating the complex landscape of workplace regulations and disputes. Whether it’s advising on wage and hour compliance or employee relations, our Labor and Employment Group ensures that clients are equipped with the knowledge and strategies necessary to navigate any employment-related challenges effectively. Here you’ll find analysis, practical guidance and timely insight from our attorneys on the latest legal developments impacting employment law.

U.S. Department of Labor Issues Final Overtime Rule Updating White Collar Exemptions

After months of anticipation, on April 23, the DOL announced its final rule modifying the requirements for employees to satisfy the white collar exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act (”FLSA”). The final rule is scheduled to take effect on July 1, 2024. What could this mean for your business?

Federal Trade Commission Adopts Rule Banning Employment-Based Noncompetes

On April 23, 2024, the five-member Federal Trade Commission, in a three to two vote, approved a new rule that prohibits employment-based noncompete agreements in the United States. The rule is scheduled to become effective 120 days after its publication in the Federal Register, so likely in late August 2024.

The attorneys in the Labor and Employment Group of Bose McKinney & Evans are available to answer your questions and provide guidance regarding the impacts of these changes.