Holiday Party Etiquette, OT Rule & Obamacare Updates

Holiday Party Etiquette, OT Rule & Obamacare Updates

Every year around this time, I enjoy sending everyone a reminder about Holiday Etiquette.  This year I’ll offer an abbreviated version at the end, so I can first update you on the OT rule and the -now more precarious- fate of Obamacare. OT Rule As you read here, the...
Expected Raise Was Withdrawn- Now What?

Expected Raise Was Withdrawn- Now What?

Q:  I am a salaried worker that was offered a contract to bring me up in compliance with the new overtime rule which meant a raise of a few thousand dollars.  That was great but before all the signatures could be finalized, national news broke that the new overtime...
Softening the News:  From Salaried to Hourly

Softening the News: From Salaried to Hourly

Q:  I’ve familiar with the new Overtime Rule that goes into effect Dec 1, and because I won’t be able to raise my administrative assistant’s salary to $47,476 in order for her to remain exempt from overtime, I have no choice but to reclassify her position as hourly....