FLSA Overtime Rules Blocked. Now What?

Ten days before new federal regulations raising the salary threshold for exemption from overtime pay from $23,660 to $47,476 were to go into effect, Federal District Judge Amos Mazzant of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas granted a preliminary injunction that temporarily halted the increase.

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Do You Need a Living Will? How About a Healthcare Power of Attorney?

By thinking ahead and communicating treatment preferences early on, you can prevent arguments and spare those closest to you the anxiety of having to guess your wishes. Most importantly, you will have the opportunity to make very personal health care decisions for yourself. Learn more about how a living will and power of attorney will work for you and your family.

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If You've Been Injured, the Clock is Ticking on Your Claim

Bob was injured in a car accident three years ago. Does he still have time to file a claim to recover for his injuries? How about the damages to his car?

Sally went to the doctor who told her that a mass was not malignant. Three years later, another doctor identified the same mass as cancer. Can Sally file a medical malpractice claim, or has time run out?

Keep reading to determine if you still have time to file your claim.

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AVOID MISSION CREEP: A BOARD'S FIRST PRIORITY

Military historians and experts coined the term mission creep to describe military operations that started with one purpose, but drifted to another—think Korean War. The war started to protect southern Korea from invasion from the north; however, the mission crept from protecting the south to re-uniting the Korean peninsula. Of course, the existence of North and South Korea remind us that the mission crept to failure.

Today, mission creep describes any organization or policy that gradually creeps in a new direction—often fueled by a perceived opportunity or crisis.

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