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With the Ohio Trucking Association
This week the Ohio Trucking Association prepares for the Ohio Truck Driving Championships Presented by TA Petro and Ohio TechComp Presented by Stoops Freightliner. For the third year the Ohio Truck Driving Championships Presented by TA Petro will be held at Kalahari Resort and Conference Center in Sandusky and for the first year the TA Petro and Ohio TechComp Presented by Stoops Freightliner will be co-hosted at the same time. Both events have seen growth again this year with 210 drivers competing and 32 technicians. We are currently expecting the award banquet attendance to be over 850 people. Thank you to all the sponsors, equipment providers, volunteers, and participants for their support of these two great events.
In The News
DOL Announces Final Rule on Salary Threshold for Exempt White-Collar Employees
Today, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced its final rule on the minimum salary that white-collar employees must be paid to qualify as exempt from the overtime requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The new rule raises the current salary level that such employees must receive in order to qualify as "exempt" from $23,660 annually, to $47,476 annually. The new rule takes effect December 1, 2016.