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DOL plans to issue new overtime rules in March 2019

Seeking public input on how overtime rules should change

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The U.S. Department of Labor says it will propose a new salary threshold for paying overtime to white-collar workers next March. The announcement of a new date for issuing a notice of proposed rulemaking came in the DOL's fall regulatory agenda report, published Oct. 16.

Meeting the March deadline would cap what has so far been a drawn-out process. The DOL originally began seeking public comment on revising the overtime rules in the summer of 2017.

Issued under the Fair Labor Standards Act, the regulations implement exemptions from the overtime pay requirements for executive, administrative, professional and certain other employees.

Last year, Labor Secretary Alex Acosta announced the DOL plans to update the overtime rule, and the department began gathering public input in July 2017. This spring, the DOL said it hoped to release new overtime rules in 2019.

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Latanya Jacob October 22, 2018 at 8:31 am

Thank you.

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