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Understanding New Overtime Rules — And Challenges to Them

Posted on · New rules regarding overtime pay were scheduled to take effect on Dec. 1. But a federal judge in Texas granted a preliminary injunction last month, delaying the implementation of a regulation that would extend overtime eligibility to more than four million workers. To learn more about the rules and what they might mean for employers […]

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Cabinet Appointments and the Year in Business and Energy: Wednesday’s Show (December 14, 2016)

Posted on · President-elect Donald Trump named former Texas Gov. Rick Perry to head the Department of Energy. The announcement comes on the heels of another appointment — Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State for the Trump administration. On this edition of Houston Matters, we discuss what these appointments could mean for Texas and the nation […]

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Houston Hacks, and Houston’s Plan: Friday’s Show (December 2, 2016)

Posted on · We all have little tricks to make our lives in Houston easier. Maybe yours include avoiding crowds by shopping for groceries during a Texans game. Or maybe you know a special shortcut around traffic. On this edition of Houston Matters, we invite you to share your Houston life hacks and we hear some suggestions from […]