Department of Labor Publishes FLSA Changes
On May 18, 2016, President Obama announced the Department of Labor’s official publication of FLSA changes to overtime regulations. It’s been a long time coming, and employers are asking—now what? What are the new FLSA overtime rules? What do the FLSA changes mean for my organization?
The Department of Labor’s proposed FLSA changes could change exemptions for as many as 5 million white collar workers in the US.
It’s been a long road since President Obama first gave the memorandum to modernize the labor wages and overtime pay—something that hadn’t seen any prior change in over a decade. After receiving submissions from employers last summer, the DOL drafted up a final rule proposal. In Mid-March, they handed it over to the Office of Management & Budget for review. From that point, it could be anywhere from 30-90 days before we hear of any official changes.
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