Inside The New FLSA Amendments

Law360, New York (May 02, 2011, 2:50 PM ET) -- On April 5, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division published final revisions to regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act, as well as commentary explaining the DOL’s reasoning for adopting proposed amendments to the FLSA while rejecting others.

The proposed rule was originally published in the Federal Register on July 28, 2008. The final rule, effective on May 5, 2011, addresses what appeared to be gaps in the regulations regarding overtime, fluctuating workweeks and recordkeeping, among other subjects. Accordingly, rather than imposing new...
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