Impact of DOL’s Proposed Revisions to White Collar Exemptions

LorieBirkBy Lorie Birk
Arizona Vice President
Membership Services
Mountain States Employers Council

On July 6, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor issued the long anticipated proposed regulations making revisions to the white collar exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). If the proposed regulations go into effect it is estimated that over 5 million workers will now be eligible for overtime because they will not meet the salary requirements of the proposed regulations. Continue reading

Back and neck injury claims entice fraudsters

There are millions of workers’ compensation fraud schemes so employers may want to be aware of potential bogus claims employees – and medical professionals – may make at their expense. According to the Coalition Against Insurance Fraud, billions of dollars in false claims and unpaid premiums are stolen every year. Continue reading