As anyone who follows wage and hour matters is aware, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”)—at the urging of the White House—is currently revising its regulations regarding who is exempt from the overtime requirements of the Fair Labor Standard Act … [Read more...] about Senate Democrats Weigh In On Revising FLSA Exemptions
Senate Democratic leadership released their 2014 schedule on Thursday. The Senate is slated to begin the second session of the 113th Congress on January 6, 2014 and an adjournment date has not been set.The proposed schedule is listed below, but is subject to changes and … [Read more...] about Senate Democrats Announce 2014 Schedule
Senate Democrats are considering whether to accept Roland Burris as the next Illinois senator to fill the seat vacated by Barack Obama.The Chicago Tribune had the news. Its story says Burris met this morning with Senate leaders, who are waiting to see how the Illinois Supreme … [Read more...] about Will Senate Democrats Accept Roland Burris as Ill. Senator?
On September 14, 2017, Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), introduced new legislation to curtail market concentration and enhance antitrust scrutiny of mergers and acquisitions. As the Ranking Member of the Senate Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition … [Read more...] about Senate Democrats Push for Tougher Merger Enforcement
Senate Democrats are trying to get a little respect but not in the sense of the late Rodney Dangerfield. Late last week, Senate Democrats announced that they introduced a bill known as the Re-Empowerment of Skilled and Professional Employees and Construction Tradeworkers Act, or … [Read more...] about Senate Democrats Insist That They Need a Little “RESPECT;” Seek to Narrow Definition of “Supervisor”