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Staffing Agency's Recruiters Ruled Exempt
A staffing company's recruitment account managers and staffing consultants fit within the Fair Labor Standards Act's administrative exemption from overtime requirements, a district court decided.

Benefits
Supreme Court: Fiduciaries Have Ongoing Duty to Monitor Investments
Plan fiduciaries for 401(k) plans have a continuing duty--separate from the duty to exercise prudence in selecting investments--to monitor and remove imprudent investments, the U.S. Supreme Court held.

Compensation
After New Overtime Rule, Employers Will Seek Ways to Lower Labor Costs
No matter how much the salary threshold is increased, employers will adapt and use various strategies to keep employees' overall pay relatively the same, according to a recent study.

Labor Relations
Labor Department's Posting Rule Upheld
A district court upheld the U.S. Department of Labor's posting rule that requires federal contractors to post workplace notices informing their employees of their rights under the National Labor Relations Act.

Staffing Management
4% of Home Health Agency Workers Have Criminal Past
Four percent of home health agency employees have at least one criminal conviction, according to a May 2015 U.S. Department of Health and Human Services report.

 

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