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New Overtime Rule Coming

The U.S. Department of Labor has announced that its new overtime rule may be released in October 2022 with changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act executive, administrative, and professional

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FLSA Salary Threshold May Rise

The Trump-era Department of Labor (DOL) raised the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) white-collar exemption salary threshold to $35,568 (annualized). Biden’s DOL  is now considering raising it further. Former Wage

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Extending Postpartum Health Care

Wisconsin’s Department of Health Services (DHS) is submitting a request to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services for an additional 30 days of Medicaid coverage for women after giving

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I-9 Compliance Flexibility Extended

A reminder that the Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (“ICE”) extended I-9 compliance flexibility through April 30, 2022 (originally set to expire May 31, 2021).

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HIPAA and COVID

In recent months, both employers and employees have stumbled over whether/how HIPAA applies to COVID vaccine disclosures and mandates. In short, it doesn’t—as recently confirmed by the U.S. Department of

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Labor Strains

The current state of the labor market is having an uneven impact across industries. As we continue to see labor shortage issues throughout Wisconsin (e.g., Appleton’s Octoberfest cancellation, continued challenges

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