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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.

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.

Proposed Overtime Rule Advances to OMB Review
After talking for more than a year about issuing a proposed rule to overhaul white-collar exemptions so that more people are eligible for overtime, Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez announced that the U.S. Department of Labor sent its proposed rule to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).

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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