The US Department of Labor (DOL) has made their final rule, updating the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)’s overtime pay requirements. The final rule increases the salary threshold for white-collar exemptions.
On March 7, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a new proposed update to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)’s overtime pay requirements.
After the recent US mid-term elections, Active Policy Solutions has prepared a summary document highlighting what can be anticipated from the 116th Congress, with particular attention to issues impacting higher education.
A new tax reform bill has been signed into law, and the House Education and the Workforce Committee has approved a Higher Education Act reauthorization bill.
NIRSA monitors policy, legislation, and advocacy work affecting higher education and the physical activity space. We are paying particular attention to the evolution of the Tax Reform Bill and the Higher Education Reauthorization Act.
A judge has issued a final decision invalidating the Department of Labor's overtime rule.
The NIRSA Board of Directors recently established and appointed a Concussion Advisory Council and their work is already underway.
NIRSA continues to monitor policy, legislation, and advocacy work that affects both the higher education and physical activity space.
Following months of anticipation, the Trump administration’s Department of Labor has indicated that it intends to revisit the salary threshold for individuals who qualify as exempt from overtime pay requirements.
Proposed cuts to the EPA budget, specifically the loss of the Energy Star program, could have significant impacts for campus recreation.