The United States Department of Labor recently announced highly-anticipated changes to the white-collar exemptions from the overtime compensation requirement under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act that will allow administrative, executive, and professional employees who previously did not qualify for overtime pay to claim a time-and-a-half premium for hours worked over 40 in a week.
A few weeks ago, a New Jersey employment law case that sounded more like a soap opera than a dispute between a high-level executive and a multi-million-dollar corporation came to a close. Love triangles! Revenge! Money! This case had it all.