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The Department of Labor’s Overtime Rule

The Department of Labor’s Overtime Rule by Alan Krystal

{3:06 minutes to read} In my November article, Update on Overtime Rules, I had mentioned that a federal court judge in Texas had issued a nationwide injunction blocking the Department of Labor’s rule requiring overtime pay for more than 4 million new workers, which was to have taken effect on December 1, 2016. This ruling arose out of a lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas challenging the overtime rule, arguing that the Department of Labor exceeded its statutory authority in issuing the regulation.

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Update on Overtime Rules

Update on Overtime Rules by Alan Krystal

{2:30 minutes to read} In a recent two-part article, I discussed the upcoming changes that will go into effect December 1, 2016, with respect to overtime eligibility and exemptions and the significance of those changes.

In recent weeks, there have been two events—one at the courthouse, the other at the ballot box—that could potentially have a major effect on these changes.

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