Client Alert: Increased Federal Overtime Eligibility Effective July 1, 2024 – Part Two

The U.S. Department of Labor Final Rule (“Rule”) expanding overtime eligibility for certain employees took effect on July 1, 2024.  The Rule raises the minimum salary threshold required for an employee to be exempt from overtime pay requirements under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”). As previously reported in Part One, the Rule faces […]

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Client Alert: Increased Federal Overtime Eligibility Effective July 1, 2024 – Part One

On April 23, 2024, the U.S. Department of Labor adopted a Final Rule (“Rule”) aimed at expanding overtime eligibility for certain employees under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”).  Currently, employers are required to pay overtime to employees who work more than 40 hours per week unless they are exempt.[1] The Rule, which will […]

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FTC Adopts Final Rule to Ban Non-Compete Agreements

On April 23, 2024, by a vote of 3-2, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) adopted a Final Rule (“Rule”) that imposes a comprehensive ban on non-compete agreements for nearly all U.S. workers. The Rule is slated to go into effect 120 days after publication, though it is already facing legal challenges, making its ultimate implementation […]

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Complying with the Corporate Transparency Act: What Business Owners Need to Know – Part 1

Part 1: Understanding the Basics The Corporate Transparency Act is a landmark federal law that will significantly impact businesses and individuals by putting the onus on businesses to become more transparent about their ownership structures. The Act aims to enable law enforcement agencies to detect and prevent financial crimes more effectively. Throughout this four-part series, […]

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Breaking News: FTC Proposes Rule to Ban Non-Competes

The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) yesterday proposed a federal rule that would prohibit companies from making or enforcing non-competition clauses with their workers. If implemented, this rule would have a significant impact on businesses and employees across the country. In its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, the FTC proposed a rule that would classify non-competition clauses […]

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Wisconsin’s New LLC Laws: What You Need to Know

Effective January 1, 2023, business entity law changes are coming for limited liability companies (LLCs) in Wisconsin. Governor Tony Evers recently signed 2021 Act 258, which adopts a more standard set of LLC laws similar to those LLC laws already used by 23 other states. Act 258 is a step towards the modernization of Wisconsin’s […]

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In Wisconsin, Work Is No Excuse Not To Vote!

With Election Day less than a week away, it is a great time to review Wisconsin law allowing employees time off from work to vote on Election Day.  Wisconsin’s law on this is found at Wisconsin Statute §6.76, which provides the following rights and obligations: Eligibility:  To be eligible for time off for voting, an […]

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