Fifth Circuit Expedites DOL’s Appeal Concerning Overtime Rule

In June, we wrote about the United States Department of Labor’s new overtime rule which was scheduled to take effect on December 1, 2016.  The overtime rule would have increased the salary threshold for overtime pay to $47,476, nearly double the current level.  Employees earning less than that amount would have been owed overtime, or time-and-a-half, for working more than 40 hours per week.  As a result of a recent decision by a federal judge, the rule did not take effect on December 1. MORE

For further information about this issue or any other employment-related issue, please contact: Sam Samaro, Maxiel Gomez or Jim Boyan.

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