Tag Archives: Exemptions

Pennsylvania Proposes Big Changes to State Law White-Collar Overtime Exemptions

Back in January, Governor Wolf announced that the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry (DLI) would propose new regulations under the Pennsylvania Minimum Wage Act (PMWA) that would increase the minimum salary requirement for the white-collar overtime exemptions under this … Continue reading

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FDA Finalizes 510(k) Exemptions for Certain Class II Devices

By Allyson B. Mullen — On June 5, 2018, FDA published a notice in the federal register finalizing the 510(k) exemption for several devices. The proposed list for 510(k) exemption was published last November and included two new devices that … Continue reading

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New OPR Technical Advisory Lists Legislative CEQA Exemptions Found Outside Statute

On June 6, 2018, the Governor’s Office of Planning and Research (OPR) announced that it had issued a new technical advisory listing legislative CEQA exemptions located in statutes outside of Division 13 of the Public Resources Code.  The advisory contains … Continue reading

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ESMA Asks European Commission to Clarify Scope of Exemptions from EMIR Financial Obligations

  On April 27, 2018, the European Securities and Markets Authority (“ESMA“) published a letter from Steven Maijoor, ESMA Chair, to Oliver Guersent, European Commission Director General, Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union, relating to exemptions from the … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Rejects Longstanding “Narrow Construction” Rule for FLSA Exemptions Continue Reading…

For more than 70 years, the Supreme Court has construed exemptions to the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) narrowly. In A.H. Phillips, Inc. v. Walling, for example, the Court stated that “[t]o extend an exemption to other than those plainly … Continue reading

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