Just a few days before the new Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Regulations were set to become effective, a 5th Circuit Federal Judge issued a ruling placing an injunction on the implementation of those Regulations which were estimated to effect nearly 4.2 million American workers.  The new Regulations nearly doubled the minimum salary level for those who would be exempt from the overtime provisions of the FLSA and provide for adjustments every three years.  21 States filed an emergency motion for an injunction in October stating the Department of Labor had exceeded its authority with these new provisions. For now, employers can hold any adjustments that they were going make relative these new Regulations on December 1 while the question of their legality is resolved.  To get more details on the specifics and to catch up on the Member Advisories relative to these new Regulations, log into the AAA website….

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