Department of Labor Issues Proposed Rule to Amend Overtime Regulations

Source: Brett E. Coburn and Kandis Wood Jackson, Employee Relations Law Journal, Vol. 41 no. 3, Winter 2015
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The U.S. Department of Labor recently published a proposed rule that would significantly change the “white collar” exemptions from the minimum wage and overtime pay requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The authors of this article discuss the proposed changes, as well as the challenges and opportunities they create for employers.