Seventh Circuit Holds Student Athletes Are Not Employees Under the FLSA

There have been a bevy of legal proceedings in recent years involving National Collegiate Athletic Association (“NCAA”) student athletes making various arguments with the goal of having themselves classified as employees entitled to the benefits of employment from the NCAA and the colleges and universities Read More …

Federal Judge Halts Overtime Rule Changes

On May 18, 2016, I wrote the following blog entry on a series of changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act’s governing regulations that were scheduled to take place on December 1, 2016: http://andrewgjoneslaw.com/agjlaw/unpaid-wages/department-of-labor-announces-changes-to-overtime-rules. For now, and perhaps forever, those changes are in doubt. Less Read More …

Department of Labor’s Change of Stance On Mortgage-Loan Officers Upheld

In 1999 and 2001, the United States Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division issued letters opining that mortgage-loan officers do not qualify for the administrative exemption to overtime pay requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act. In 2004, the Department issued new regulations regarding Read More …