DOL Overtime Rule Expected in Fall

The Department of Labor (DOL) is expected to issue a new rule on overtime pay exemptions this fall that is likely to expand the pool of American workers eligible for overtime pay. The overtime rule sets a salary threshold used to determine which employees are eligible to receive overtime pay when they work over 40… Read more »

Labor Department Issues Final Overtime Rule

The Department of Labor on Sept. 24 issued a final rule that will make overtime pay available to 1.3 million additional workers. The new rule, which will take effect Jan. 1, 2020, will raise the annual salary level at which companies will have to pay overtime to exempt workers from $23,660 to $35,568. Workers earning… Read more »

Labor Department Issues New Overtime Rule

The Department of Labor on March 7 proposed new rules to boost the salary threshold at which American workers are eligible for overtime pay. Under the new DOL rulemaking, employees who earn under $35,308 a year must be paid overtime if they work more than 40 hours per week. That is about 30 percent higher… Read more »