Archive for DOL

Department of Labor Rule on Employee Classification
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Department of Labor Rule on Employee Classification

The DOL announced a final rule revising its interpretation of the Fair Labor Standards Act’s (FLSA) classification provision to determine whether a worker may be ... Read More
Department of Labor Announces Final Rule on Independent Contractors
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Department of Labor Announces Final Rule on Independent Contractors

The United States Department of Labor (DOL) announced a final rule on January 9 revising its interpretation of the Fair Labor Standards Act’s (FLSA) classification ... Read More
Alliance Submits Comments on Department of Labor’s Proposed Rule for Independent Contractors
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Alliance Submits Comments on Department of Labor’s Proposed Rule for Independent Contractors

The News/Media Alliance filed comments December 13 on the Department of Labor’s (DOL) Proposed Rule, which revises guidance on how to determine who is an ... Read More
What You Need to Know about the Department of Labor’s New Overtime Rule
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What You Need to Know about the Department of Labor’s New Overtime Rule

The News Media Alliance has provided a quick-reference one-pager that summarizes key provisions of the new DOL Overtime rule, as well as relevant FLSA exemptions ... Read More
Employment Advertising Rule Hurts the American Worker  
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Employment Advertising Rule Hurts the American Worker  

Proposed changes to an advertising requirement for employers in the U.S. could mean that soon, many eligible American workers will not learn about available job ... Read More
Labor Proposes Increase to Salary Threshold for Determining Overtime
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Labor Proposes Increase to Salary Threshold for Determining Overtime

On March 7, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) released long-awaited revisions to the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act. The proposed rule ... Read More
News Media Alliance Strongly Opposes DOL Proposal to Remove Print Newspaper Requirement for Employment Notices
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News Media Alliance Strongly Opposes DOL Proposal to Remove Print Newspaper Requirement for Employment Notices

The Alliance today filed comments opposing the Department of Labor’s and the Department of Homeland Security’s proposals to eliminate the requirement that employers notify U.S ... Read More
Tell the DOL to Put American Workers First and Save the Print Requirement for Temporary Job Listings
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Tell the DOL to Put American Workers First and Save the Print Requirement for Temporary Job Listings

On November 8, the DOL proposed to change the way temporary job openings are shared with potential workers. Currently, employers are required by law to ... Read More
Texas Court Halts DOL Overtime Rule Nationwide
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Texas Court Halts DOL Overtime Rule Nationwide

The News Media Alliance has launched the News Media Licensing Initiative, which aims to bolster global digital news distribution and consumption in compliance with the ... Read More
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