Labor & Employment

  • Wayne Young Talks About Legislative Advocacy Work
    2017-09-14

    Wayne Young Talks About Legislative Advocacy Work

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  • Wayne Young Pens Article on White-Collar Exemptions in HR Professionals Magazine
    2017-09-07

    Wayne Young Pens Article on White-Collar Exemptions in HR Professionals Magazine

    Attorney Wayne Young wrote an article about white-collar exemptions in this month's (September) issue of HR Professionals Magazine. In the article, Wayne provides details on this HR legal hot topic and answers some of the most common questions surrounding the 2016 Final Rule changes. The status of the proposed changes to the white-collar exemptions (“2016 Final Rule”) continues to be a hot topic in the HR legal community, specifically the dramatic proposed increase in the salary threshold for those exemptions. Many are still asking about the status of those changes or what employers can expect in the future.

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  • The New EEO-1 Report Suspended by OIRA
    2017-08-30

    The New EEO-1 Report Suspended by OIRA

    Good news for employers. The new EEO-1 report, which would have been very onerous on employers, has been suspended. The Office of Information Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) decided that the new EEO-1 component 2 report is suspended indefinitely. “Component 2” was the portion of the revised EEO-1 Report which would have required employers with more than100 employees to submit W-2 pay and FLSA hours worked information.

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  • Arkansas Business Interviews Labor Attorney About Hate Groups & Job Protection
    2017-08-28

    Arkansas Business Interviews Labor Attorney About Hate Groups & Job Protection

    Wayne Young spoke to Arkansas Business's Mark Friedman about the legal ramifications of terminating an employee who participates in rallies involving hate groups.

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