T hese days the corporate t i m e case] would never have H a l l , director
of government employers believe that docu- l a w y e r s at Malcolm
happened, he says. a f f a i r s for ACEC. Also they menting this
information is Pirnie Inc. are breathing The FLSA determines which would
relieve firms from consid- b u rd e n s o m e and subject to a bit easier.
That's workers are entitled to overtime erable burdens and legal liabili-
error. So the proposed regula- because the U.S. Labor pay. Under the act,
workers must ties stemming from the current t i o n drops the 20-percent
Department has finally proposed get time-and-a-half for any hours `s a l a
r y basis' test, which has re q u i re m e n t altogether, and to update
the 65-year-old Fair t h e y work beyond a 40-hour caused massive
litigation in the simply classifies workers based Labor Standards Act FLSA
. work week, unless they are con- past. on their primary duties. A decade
ago the company was sidered white-collar workers.
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