This week the U.S. Department of Labor issued proposed regulations that would broaden overtime pay to raise the minimum salary threshold required to qualify for the Fair Labor Standards Act's "white collar" exemption to $50,440 per year, with the anticipated result of making nearly 5 million more people eligible for overtime who are currently exempt.
Large retail chains and financial institutions are not the only entities at risk when it comes to data breaches; small businesses are just as vulnerable to large-scale security breaches of their information technology systems. Olivia Gonzalez explains a business' requirements under Washington's updated data breach notification law.
On July 24, 2015, Washington law will permit individuals to create what are commonly called "directed trusts." Katie Groblewski explains how these trusts work.