General Data Protection Regulation Takes Effect

A new personal data and privacy law, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), goes into effect this week, affecting all organizations who offer goods or services to, or collect data about, EU residents. Adopted in April 2016, the regulation aims to give control of personal data to anyone based in the EU and to simplify the regulatory landscape for organizations doing business in the EU.

Are You Ready for the New DOL Overtime Regulations? Here’s a Handy Checklist!

From our partners at Kronos On May 18th, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published its final rule updating overtime regulations for U.S. businesses. Effective as of December 1st, 2016, the new rule is expected to extend overtime pay protections to more than four million Americans not currently eligible under federal law. Now is … Continue

It’s About Time

As has been widely reported, the Obama administration and the Department of Labor have proposed adjustments to the Fair Labor Standards Act’s white collar overtime exemptions. The most recent proposed change is to the “salary basis” test. The proposed rule increases the annual salary from $23,660 to $50,440 for an employee who performs exempt duties … Continue