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Nationwide Injunction Against DOL Rule

Sun January 1, 2017 Publications

During the week of Thanksgiving, we were busy fielding inquiries from employers about the impending implementation of the Department of Labor’s new rule requiring employers to raise the salary of most currently exempt employees to $47,476 ($913 per week) or pay these employees overtime pay for hours worked over 40 […]

Donnelly + Gross Among “Best Law Firms” for 2017

Mon December 12, 2016 News

Donnelly + Gross is proud to announce its recognition among the “Best Law Firms” for 2017 as ranked by US News and Best Lawyers®. The firm received four Tier 1 rankings in the metropolitan area of Jacksonville (which includes North Central Florida) in the area of employment and labor law. […]

What’s New for 2017?

Thu December 1, 2016 Publications

State minimum wage increases. Florida’s minimum wage increases on January 1, 2017, to $8.10 per hour and tipped minimum wage increases to $5.08 per hour. Both the federal and the state minimum wages are required to be posted at work in an area for employees to easily see. Additionally, employers […]

New Overtime Rules Unlikely to Be Delayed

Tue November 1, 2016 Publications

Last month, twenty-one states sued the US Department of Labor challenging the implementation of new modernized overtime rules which promise to expand overtime eligibility to 5 million workers, including nearly all salaried employees who earn up to $47,476. Hours later, in the same federal court, fifty business groups, including the […]