The ETC HR and Compliance Blog

Here are some common questions we've seen at ETC relating to the recently released proposed rule on changing the overtime exemption regulations.
Just about everyone agrees that industry specific jargon distracts and confuses. Consequently, most people try their best to avoid that when addressing outside audiences. Sometimes, those efforts can lead to a little more confusion, like the latest rule change proposal recently announced by the Dept. of Labor discussing “overtime.”

In December, The Washington Post reported on an odd, eyebrow-raising phenomenon in the working world: employees are “ghosting” their employers. If you’re unfamiliar with the term, ghosting is an unfortunately common practice in the dating scene. It occurs when someone breaks off a relationship without...

Exemptions? From What? Minimum Wage? Overtime Regs? This is what the Overtime (OT) talk over the last few years has been about: some exemption regulations were re-written and proposed by the U.S. Dept. of Labor in the Obama administration but were presented publicly as “Overtime regulations”...