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DOL's Federal Overtime Rule Delayed

DOL's Federal Overtime Rule Delayed

Published November 23, 2016

Just 10 days before the implementation date, a federal judge in Texas put the brakes on the Department of Labor’s (DOL's) new federal overtime rule, which would have doubled the Fair Labor Standards Act’s (FLSA’s) salary threshold for exemption from overtime pay. Twenty-one states filed an emergency motion for a preliminary injunction in October to halt the rule. They claimed that the DOL exceeded its authority ...

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