Legal Corner – May 2015

Legal Corner – May 2015

Welcome to the Trupp HR Legal Corner designed to keep business leaders informed of critical employment legislation and case law.

Employment Law Updates | Trupp HRProposed white-collar exemption rule advances to OMB
The proposed rule regarding exemption from overtime eligibility has been more than a year in the making. Recently, it has been sent to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the public will be given the opportunity to have their say on the final ruling in the near future.

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OSHA has released a new compliance poster
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has released a new version of its compliance poster. This marks the first update since 2007. Please note, even if you have the combined poster for this year, you’ll need to post this one as well.

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Appeal proves telecommuting as an accommodation has limits
A recent court ruling emphasizes the importance of defining employee attendance in job descriptions and clearly establishing the limitations on telecommuting as an accommodation.

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