Migrant Farm Workers

Immigrant Status & FLSA

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The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) establishes minimum wage and overtime protections for many workers in America, and it is enforced by the Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor.  Employees are entitled to receive minimum wage and overtime protections under the FLSA regardless of their immigration status.  Courts have held that […]

OT DOL

New Overtime Rules

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Recently, the Department of Labor (DOL) released final rules increasing the minimum salary requirement to be paid to an employee who is exempted from overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). These changes to the rules will be effective beginning December 1, 2016. For administrative, executive, and professional (excluding teachers, academic administrative personnel, physicians, […]