On September 28, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill that would delay by an additional six months the Department of Labor’s new overtime rule which more than doubles the minimum salary level for exemption from overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act. The new rule, which was unveiled in May 2016 after many months of public comment and debate, is currently set to take effect December 1, 2016.
Published: September 29, 2016
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Published: June 13, 2016
New overtime regulations unveiled by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) on May 18, 2016 will affect approximately 4.2 million currently “exempt” workers. Unless their salaries are increased to at least $913/week, these employees will become entitled to receive overtime pay.