Here we are, the end of 2018! The year has flown by. Before we enter 2019, Astron will share our predictions on some HR trends and hot topics for the coming new year.
Common FLSA Pitfalls to Avoid
At the beginning of 2018, the US Department of Labor (DOL) announced an increase in the civil penalties for certain violations of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
Leaving 2017…Embracing 2018
We are here again, the end of another year! 2017 came and flew by! As in previous issues of Astronology®, we would like to take our last issue of 2017 to look at HR trends and topics that could possibly be impactful for the coming new year.
Reflecting on 2017 Federal Policy Changes
The time certainly has flown by as we close the first year of the current political administration. In June, Astronology® reflected on the first six months on Capitol Hill in 2017.
End of 2016, Beginning of 2017 – Astronology® Looks Back on an Exciting Year in HR
We find ourselves again at the end of another year! Can you believe the 4th quarter of 2016 is coming to a close?
FLSA Overtime Rules Delayed
Prior to November 22, 2016, many in the Human Resources field had been abuzz about the enactment of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Final Rule.
Work Stoppage in the 21st Century
What do the NFL, the cereal brand Kellogg’s, and Long Island University Brooklyn Campus (LIU-Brooklyn) have in common? They all have dealt with employee lockouts in the last five years.
Preparing for the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Final Rule
On May 18, 2016, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued its Final Rule updating regulations defining which white collar workers are protected by the FLSA’s minimum wage and overtime standards.
Minimum Wage Changes for 2016
As we roll into 2016, a concern from 2015 has followed us into the New Year. During 2015, much had been said, speculated, and decided in regards to minimum wage increases.
Decoding the Possible Fair Labor Standards Act Changes
For most of July, many Human Resource professionals have been discussing the recent proposed changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act regulations.