Overtime

Raiders bitten by another gut-wrenching loss

Raiders bitten by another gut-wrenching loss

Losing is painful no matter how you slice it. Sometimes it just hurts a little more. The Navarre Raiders boys basketball team knows that as well as anyone. Friday night’s 36-34 double overtime loss to Niceville on the road marked the seventh time this season the Raiders have lost a game by less than 10 […]

Navarre suffers OT loss to Gulf Breeze

Navarre suffers OT loss to Gulf Breeze

With a little over five minutes left in the opening half of Friday night’s rivalry game against Gulf Breeze, Navarre had a double-digit lead. It appeared the Raiders were on their way to their biggest win of the season. By the end of the regulation, the game was tied, the Raiders and Eagles headed to […]

U.S. court halts overtime rule change

U.S. court halts overtime rule change

A ruling by the U.S. District Courts put the brakes on changes to overtime pay laws Tuesday, Nov. 22, that would have gone into effect Dec. 1 after 21 states and other business groups filed suit against the change. Currently, under the Fair Labor Standards Act, employers are required to pay time and a half […]

Federal wage law extends overtime pay to millions of workers

Federal wage law extends overtime pay to millions of workers

Effective Dec. 1 federal employment law regarding overtime and wages will change dramatically, more than doubling the salary threshold for exemption from overtime pay for 4 million employees in the U.S. according to the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). Under the Fair Labor Standards Act, employers are currently required to pay time and a half […]

New overtime exemption rules

New overtime exemption rules

It’s been two years in the making, and on Wednesday President Obama and Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez announced the finalization of the Department of Labor’s rule updating overtime regulations.  The new rule will potentially affect 4.2 million white-collar workers. Secretary of Labor, Thomas Perez said at the rollout of the update, “It stands for […]