HR Policy Bulletin: Overtime Pay

Yesterday, the Department of Labor (DOL) released its final changes to Part 541 of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) which relates to overtime exemptions. News outlets have been reporting widely on the potential for this change for over a year and it has received significant amounts of opposition from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and business owners alike. For the most part, business owners opposed the mandated increase in salary for exempt employees and the automatic increases that will take effect every three years. Press attention connecting this DOL ruling to employee welfare and the race for the Presidency has rightly amplified the discussion about this important issue - regardless of your political views.

Citizen Schools Announced Partnership with Positively Partners

Citizen Schools' new CEO Emily McCann announced the organizations' partnership with Positively Partners at its Q2 Town Hall meeting last week. This new partnership is a key component of the education reform nonprofit's restructure of its national office.