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DOL wants to know: should it halt the fiduciary rule? - HR Dive

DOL wants to know: should it halt the fiduciary rule?HR DiveThe U.S. Labor Dept. (DOL) has asked stakeholders to weigh in on impending effective dates in the new, so-called fiduciary rule. The regulation, issued during the Obama administration, set new conduct standards for individuals who give retirement ...and more »

Trump Wants To Rewrite Obama's Overtime Reforms - HuffPost;

Trump Wants To Rewrite Obama's Overtime Reforms - HuffPost

HuffPostTrump Wants To Rewrite Obama's Overtime ReformsHuffPostIf he does, fewer workers will be entitled to time-and-a-half pay than Obama wanted. By Dave Jamieson. Jonathan Ernst / Reuters. WASHINGTON ― The 80-hour work week isn't going anywhere for now. The Trump administration on Friday declined to defend ...and more »

New Fiduciary Rule Complicates Matters For Self-Directed IRA Private Fund Investors - Forbes;

New Fiduciary Rule Complicates Matters For Self-Directed IRA Private Fund Investors - Forbes

ForbesNew Fiduciary Rule Complicates Matters For Self-Directed IRA Private Fund InvestorsForbesOn June 9, 2017, the Department of Labor's (DOL) final rule meaningfully expanded when a person is deemed to be treated as a fiduciary under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) and the Internal Revenue Code (Code) as a result ...and more »

DOL asks 5th Circuit to reaffirm its authority to issue overtime rule - Business Insurance;

DOL asks 5th Circuit to reaffirm its authority to issue overtime rule - Business Insurance

Business InsuranceDOL asks 5th Circuit to reaffirm its authority to issue overtime ruleBusiness InsuranceThe U.S. Department of Labor on Friday asked an appeals court to reaffirm its authority to establish a salary level for overtime-exempt employees. But the reply brief filed with the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans also asks that the ...and more »

Trump administration backs away from Obama overtime rule - CNNMoney;

Trump administration backs away from Obama overtime rule - CNNMoney

CNNMoneyTrump administration backs away from Obama overtime ruleCNNMoneyThe Justice Department will not defend an Obama-era rule that would make workers automatically eligible for overtime pay if they make less than $47,000 a year. The Trump administration said in a court filing Friday that it wants the right to set that ...and more »

Department of Labor Reconsiders Overtime Pay Increase - Hardware Retailing;

Department of Labor Reconsiders Overtime Pay Increase - Hardware Retailing

Hardware RetailingDepartment of Labor Reconsiders Overtime Pay IncreaseHardware RetailingThe Department of Labor announced it is requesting feedback from the Office of Management and Budget on a proposed policy that would make millions more Americans eligible for overtime pay, reports The Washington Post. The policy was introduced by ...and more »

Trump Labor Dept wants salary to count in overtime eligibility - Reuters;

Trump Labor Dept wants salary to count in overtime eligibility - Reuters

ReutersTrump Labor Dept wants salary to count in overtime eligibilityReutersU.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta speaks at the SelectUSA Investment Summit in National Harbor, Maryland, U.S., June 20, 2017. Reuters/Kevin Lamarque. Trump Labor Dept wants salary to count in overtime...X. By Robert Iafolla. The U.S. Labor ...and more »

5 things Trump did while you weren't looking: Week 4 - Politico;

5 things Trump did while you weren't looking: Week 4 - Politico

Politico5 things Trump did while you weren't looking: Week 4PoliticoIt was “Energy Week” in Washington—but you'd be forgiven for not noticing. The Supreme Court announced a series of major decisions on Monday, slightly easing the injunction on President Donald Trump's travel ban and taking up a big gerrymandering ...and more »

Trump Administration Says It Won't Defend Obama-Era Overtime Rule - The Daily Caller

Trump Administration Says It Won't Defend Obama-Era Overtime RuleThe Daily CallerPresident Donald Trump's Department of Labor (DOL) announced that it would not defend an Obama-era rule that has doubled the salary threshold at which employers must provide overtime compensation to employees. The rule, championed by former ...and more »

Want to chime in? DoL seeks yet more fiduciary input; may delay final phase-in - On Wall Street;

Want to chime in? DoL seeks yet more fiduciary input; may delay final phase-in - On Wall Street

On Wall StreetWant to chime in? DoL seeks yet more fiduciary input; may delay final phase-inOn Wall StreetThe agency announced it is seeking public input on whether and how it should amend the fiduciary rule, including postponing implementation of the regulation's remaining components, currently set for the Jan. 1. It's the latest maneuver in an ongoing ...and more »

Trump DOL to the Fifth Circuit: Uphold Ability to Set a Salary Level, But Don't Rule on $913 Per Week Threshold - The National Law Review

Trump DOL to the Fifth Circuit: Uphold Ability to Set a Salary Level, But Don't Rule on $913 Per Week ThresholdThe National Law ReviewFor the past seven months, employers throughout the country have been wondering what the future would hold with respect to the revised overtime regulations that were supposed to become effective last December and what position the U.S. Department of ...and more »

Labor Department Moves to Revise Overtime Rule - Associations Now;

Labor Department Moves to Revise Overtime Rule - Associations Now

Associations NowLabor Department Moves to Revise Overtime RuleAssociations NowThe Department of Labor sent a formal request for information on the overtime rule to the Office of Management and Budget. Once the request is published, the public can submit comments. The Department of Labor (DOL) has signaled that it may move to ...and more »

DOL Seeks Feedback on Fiduciary Rule - ABA Banking Journal (blog)

DOL Seeks Feedback on Fiduciary RuleABA Banking Journal (blog)The Department of Labor yesterday issued a request for information on the fiduciary rule as part of its ongoing review of the rule in response to an executive order by President Trump. The rule, which greatly expanded the definition of who counts as a ...and more »

Trump administration moves forward with overtime pay - Norwalk Reflector

Trump administration moves forward with overtime payNorwalk ReflectorWASHINGTON — At the urging of U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, the Trump Administration announced today that it will move forward with a Department of Labor rule from the Obama Administration to secure overtime pay for American workers. Brown called Labor ...and more »

DOL Pushes Ahead With Appeal of Overtime Rule Injunction - The National Law Review

DOL Pushes Ahead With Appeal of Overtime Rule InjunctionThe National Law ReviewEarlier today, the U.S. Department of Labor filed a reply brief in further support of its appeal of the November 22, 2016 order in State of Nevada v. United States Dep't of Labor, No. 4:16-CV-00731 (E.D. Tex.). That order, issued by federal district ...and more »

Trump's Labor Dept. Tells Court It Will Revise Obama's Overtime Rule - The National Law Journal (registration);

Trump's Labor Dept. Tells Court It Will Revise Obama's Overtime Rule - The National Law Journal (registration)

The National Law Journal (registration)Trump's Labor Dept. Tells Court It Will Revise Obama's Overtime RuleThe National Law Journal (registration)The U.S. Labor Department told a federal appeals court Friday that while it intends to revise the Obama-era rule that made millions of workers eligible for overtime pay the agency will continue to defend its authority to create and enforce such a ...and more »

Obama-Era Overtime Rule Could be Finished - QSR magazine (press release) (registration);

Obama-Era Overtime Rule Could be Finished - QSR magazine (press release) (registration)

QSR magazine (press release) (registration)Obama-Era Overtime Rule Could be FinishedQSR magazine (press release) (registration)Chipotle is facing a possible lawsuit in New Jersey regarding the overtime rule. flickr: Mike Mozart. Bookmark/Search this post. Facebook logo · LinkedIn logo · Digg logo · Twitter logo · Email this story · Printer-friendly version ...and more »

The best way for retirement-plan sponsors to hire a fiduciary - MarketWatch

The best way for retirement-plan sponsors to hire a fiduciaryMarketWatchIn this day of increasing regulation from the Labor Department, questions regarding what it means to be a fiduciary, and the controversy surrounding how a financial planner gets compensated, it's no wonder that business owners are confused when it ...and more »

Trump's Labor Department wants salary to count on overtime rule - CNBC;

Trump's Labor Department wants salary to count on overtime rule - CNBC

CNBCTrump's Labor Department wants salary to count on overtime ruleCNBCThe Labor Department said Friday it wants salary level to count in deciding who is eligible for overtime pay. It is still holding off setting the maximum pay a worker can get and still qualify. 6 Hours Ago The Associated Press. SHARES ...and more »

Labor Department Seeks More Input on Fiduciary Rule - Wall Street Journal (subscription);

Labor Department Seeks More Input on Fiduciary Rule - Wall Street Journal (subscription)

Wall Street Journal (subscription)Labor Department Seeks More Input on Fiduciary RuleWall Street Journal (subscription)The Labor Department said it is seeking more public feedback on the fiduciary rule, a sign that the retirement-savings regulation could still be revised before it takes full effect. The heart of the fiduciary rule, which requires stewards of some $3 ...and more »