Trump’s Labor Nominee Grilled on Overtime Rule

President Trump’s nominee to head the Labor Department, Alexander Acosta, suggested in a Senate confirmation hearing yesterday that he would not support the overtime rule put out last year under the Obama administration. Acosta told the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee that, if confirmed, he would follow Trump’s instructions that Cabinet members review… Read more »

Overtime Rule on Hold After Court Action

The Obama administration is still reviewing its legal options after a federal judge in Texas last week granted a preliminary injunction to halt the Department of Labor’s overtime rule that was supposed to take effect today. The emergency motion was granted at the request of 21 states, ASAE, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and other… Read more »

Support Senate Overtime Reform Bill

ASAE is encouraging association leaders who are concerned about the Administration’s impending overtime rule to voice their support for a Senate bill (S. 3464) that would stretch out the timeline for implementing the rule over five years. ASAE sent its own letter of support for S. 3464 last week. ASAE also signed a letter along… Read more »