Working on Overtime: The U.S. Department of Labor’s Proposal to Revise the Overtime Exemption Regulations

2016-12-19T19:27:44+00:00

By Tammy D. McCutchen[1] In March 2014, President Obama ordered the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) to revise the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA” or the “Act”) regulations governing when white collar employees can be classified as “exempt” from the FLSA minimum wage and overtime requirements. Declaring that “Americans have spent too long working more [...]

Working on Overtime: The U.S. Department of Labor’s Proposal to Revise the Overtime Exemption Regulations 2016-12-19T19:27:44+00:00

House Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Proposed Amendments to Overtime Rule

2016-12-19T19:27:44+00:00

The Department of Labor's controversial proposed changes to the "white collar" overtime exemption regulations came under fire during a House Subcommittee on Investigations, Oversight and Regulations hearing on October 8, 2015.  Among other changes, the proposal released on July 6 of this year sets the minimum salary required for overtime exemption at the 40th percentile [...]

House Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Proposed Amendments to Overtime Rule 2016-12-19T19:27:44+00:00
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