On Tuesday, November 22, 2016, a federal court issued a preliminary injunction against the Department of Labor’s (DOL) preventing the enforcement of the new federal overtime rules which were set to go into effect on December 1st.

What Now:

This preliminary injunction stops the overtime rule from taking effect next week to allow the court time to determine the legality of the overtime rule.

Next Steps for You

Take a timeout…for now!  If you have started making changes to become compliant (you early bird you), stop before making any additional and possibly unnecessary changes until the court makes a final ruling.  This includes any planned communications to your employees regarding these changes.

Please add the SDHRC team to your game plan for clarification and support in this undecided game changer.  We will continue to provide you updates as they are announced.  And now back to the commercial…