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October 2019 Posts

Women Entrepreneurs and Woman Owned Business Certification

In the United States, more than 12.3 million businesses are owned by women, employing over 9 million people and generating $1.8 trillion in annual revenue. Women started new businesses at the rate of 1,821 per day between 2017 and 2018. With plenty of competition from other businesses, female business owners may want to consider certification as a woman-owned business.

October 29, 2019

Woods Fuller recognized as Disability Friendly law firm

Woods Fuller was honored to be recognized as a Disability Friendly business at the National Disability Employment Awareness Month conference.

October 17, 2019

Melanie Carpenter and Jeff Shultz to present at Mitchell Area Human Resource Association meeting

Woods Fuller attorneys Melanie Carpenter and Jeff Shultz will present on employment law and workers compensation law updates at the October 16th meeting of the Mitchell Area Human Resource Association.

October 14, 2019

Woods Fuller to Host Employment Law Seminar

Woods Fuller invites you to join us for our annual Employment Law Seminar on Friday, November 1, 2019.

October 07, 2019

Department of Labor rules on Overtime Pay Exemption Threshold

On September 24, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced its final rule updating the overtime pay exemption threshold. Effective January 1, 2020, the threshold will increase from $23,600 to $35,568. Employees who make less than $35,568 will be entitled to overtime pay at a rate of 1.5 times their regular rate of pay for all hours worked beyond 40 during a regular work week.

October 02, 2019