Remember, those written classification analysis documents the feds said you’ll have to create for every exempt employee on staff? Well, you’ll get at least another year before you have to worry about them.
The DOL had been planning changes to the FLSA (known as the “Right to Know” rule) that would require employers to perform a written classification analysis for every exempt employee – and share that info with all affected workers.
Companies would also be required to retain the analysis documents in the event of a DOL investigation.
However, after being pushed back several times last year, the DOL changed the classification of the Right to Know rules from the “Proposed Rules Stage” to “Long-Term Actions.”
The agency defines its Long-Term Actions as “items under development but for which the agency does not expect to have a regulatory action within the 12 months …”
The employment law blog Wage & Hour Insights has more details about the announcement, which you can read right here.