Overtime Rule on Hold After Court Action

The Obama administration is still reviewing its legal options after a federal judge in Texas last week granted a preliminary injunction to halt the Department of Labor’s overtime rule that was supposed to take effect today. The emergency motion was granted at the request of 21 states, ASAE, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and other… Read more »

ASAE Testifies Again on DC Paid Leave

Yesterday ASAE testified at DC Mayor Muriel Bowser’s Working Group on Jobs, Wages, and Benefits on the issue of paid leave. Julia Judish, special counsel at Pillsbury LLP, testified on behalf of ASAE. ASAE’s testimony raised concerns about the Universal Paid Leave bill currently under consideration by the D.C. Council and added support for the… Read more »

DC Council Moving Ahead on Paid Leave

Despite an apparent divide with Mayor Muriel Bowser, DC Council Chairman Phil Mendelson is planning to introduce a revised paid family leave plan for a vote in November, according to the Washington Post. Mendelson and his staff are reportedly working on the details of the new plan, including how much paid time employers would be… Read more »