The Wage and Hour Defense Institute Submits Comment Opposing Department of Labor’s Proposed Regulations

September 8, 2015   Written by:   Filed under: Breaking News

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The Wage and Hour Defense Institute – of which LMVT is an active member – submitted a detailed comment opposing the Department of Labor’s proposed regulations on the white-collar exemptions – regulations which, if implemented, would raise the salary test to over $50,000. Click here to view full comment submitted.






NLRB: Workplace Emails for Unionization Permitted

December 12, 2014   Written by:   Filed under: Breaking News

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As we predicted in our March 2014 Employment Law Bulletin, on December 11 the National Labor Relations Board reversed long-standing precedent and found that employees have a right to use their employers’ email systems for non-business purposes, including communicating with each other about union organizing. The 74-page decision in Purple… Read More →


IRS Announces 2015 Contribution Limits for 401(k)s, FSAs and Transportation Benefits

November 7, 2014   Written by:   Filed under: Breaking News

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The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced the 2015 contribution limits for qualified retirement plans.  The deferral limit for 401(k), 403(b), and 457(b) plans will increase from $17,500 to $18,000; the total contribution limit for defined contributions plans will increase from $52,000 to $53,000 and the catch-up contribution limit (for participants age… Read More →


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