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The Transportation Brief®: A Quarterly Newsletter, Autumn 2019 - Dispatches

  • According to Jack Finklea, effective January 1, 2020, overtime-exempt white-collar workers must earn a salary of at least $35,568 to remain exempt under the U.S. DOL’s new final overtime regulation. The regulation also raises the threshold for exempt “highly compensated individuals” to $107,432 and includes some non-discretionary bonuses in the salary threshold calculation.

  • Tim Cochren reports that the start of the 2020 UCR registration period is delayed until further notice while the FMCSA completes its rulemaking process concerning a proposed reduction in UCR registration fee levels for the 2020 registration period and future years. Once the final rulemaking is published, the registration period will be opened. The UCR Board of Directors has advised that it will recommend that states delay enforcement for approximately three (3) months from that time.