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Through a merger between the Baltimore Washington Corridor Chamber and the West Anne Arundel County Chamber in early 2017, the Central Maryland Chamber of Commerce (CMCC) was created. We are dedicated to providing networking, information and growth resources to all sizes and kinds of businesses, agencies, institutions and organizations. Our connections to business, industry, academia, government are unparalleled.

Insights on the New Wage and Overtime Regulations

What does the recent preliminary injunction blocking the new wage and hour overtime regulations mean for your business?

With great appreciation to Christine V. Walters, JD, MAS, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, Independent Consultant, FiveL Company , for helping BWCC members make sense of what the recent block on the new wage and hour overtime regulations means for their business.

The FLSA Flip Flop

No doubt you have heard the news. On May 23, 2016 the US Department of Labor issued its final rule modifying the overtime regulations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).  Last Tuesday, November 22, 2016 Judge Amos L. Mazzant, United States District Judge for the US District Court of the Eastern District of Texas, Sherman District issued a preliminary injunction effectively blocking the new wage and hour overtime regulations, commonly referred to as the “white collar” or “EAP” regulations from going into effect as scheduled on December 1, 2016.

… and What Do We Do Now?

In the short time since the preliminary injunction was issued we have considered lots of questions and generated some of our own, right?  Click HERE for some of the more popular questions.


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