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Compensable Pre-Employment Training

For school transportation contractors in Pennsylvania, it is peak hiring season as the start of the new school year is just under a month away. Many contractors are navigating through the nationwide driver shortage to find drivers to fill seats on school buses for the upcoming school year, and are beginning to take a closer look at policies and practices relating to the hiring and training of drivers. As contractors continue to look for creative ways to address the driver shortage while experien...
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7/28/2022| Reference Number : 188.0| Legal, School Bus | Pre-Employment Training, Fair Labor Standards Act |

FLSA Overtime Ruling Update

After two years of anticipation, the Department of Labor (DOL) published its Final Rule updating the threshold for overtime pay effective January 1, 2020. This 2019 Final Rule comes on the heels of a previous attempt to update overtime pay thresholds in 2016 during the Obama Administration. The 2016 Final Rule that was placed under a nation-wide injunction by a Texas Federal Judge, and then invalidated by President Trump after he assumed office. Many, including the DOL, hope this one is here to...
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10/23/2019| Reference Number : 71.3| DOL, Overtime, Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) |

Overtime and Minimum Wage Changes Propoosed by U.S. Department of Labor

Many remember the 2016 Obama era rule from the U.S. Dept. of Labor (US DOL) that sought to more than double the threshold for overtime pay by employers. That rule was contested in federal court and was ultimately withdrawn by the Trump administration. The U.S. Department of Labor is now again proposing a new rule that would increase the overtime pay threshold and the number of workers eligible for overtime pay and minimum wage.
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Legal Updates for School Bus Contractors - Year in Review

2018 will see the effects of many laws and regulations that that were passed in the last year. Following is a brief “year in review” highlighting the federal and state regulations that matter to Pennsylvania’s school bus contractors.
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Legal Updates for School Bus Contractors – 2017 in Review

2018 will see the effects of many laws and regulations that that were passed in the last year. Following is a brief “year in review” highlighting the federal and state regulations that matter to Pennsylvania’s school bus contractors.
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FLSA Overtime Ruling Update

In May 2016, the Department of Labor published its final rule, more than doubling the threshold for overtime pay. In December 2016, a federal court in Texas issued a nationwide injunction preventing enforcement.
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Legal Updates for School Bus Contractors - The Year 2016 in Review

The legal environment for the school bus industry was active in 2016. For a summary of the most talked about legal topics of the past year, contact RC Kelly Law Associates for our article titled "Legal Updates for School Bus Contractors The 2016 Year in Review"
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