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Amidst controversy, controversy and more controversy, Andy Puzder, CEO of CKE Restaurants, which owns, operates and fast-food restaurant franchises Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s, withdrew his nomination as Secretary of Labor, yesterday.

And, just like that, we’re back to square one.  Continue reading

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The U.S. Department of Labor’s proposed overtime rules were supposed to impact something like 5 million employees. Those rules would have taken effect on December 1. But, about that

And, those proposed rules are now on life support.

Still, even the specter of the rule change achieved its intended effect.

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Today is your lucky day.

For, your see, I have received special permission from my Illuminati brothers and sisters to share with you the secret to navigating this morass that is the U.S. Department of Labor overtime rules and the recent nationwide injunction.

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December 1, 2016 was quite a day!

First, on the day that the Department of Labor’s new overtime rules would have taken affect, I blew up the U.S. Department of Labor‘s spot by winning my 5th ABA Blawg 100 award.

But, buried below the fold was this news that the DOL had appealed a Texas federal court’s nationwide injunction of its overtime rule.

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