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Department of Labor issues new overtime rules

On September 24, 2019, the DOL issued its final rule for new thresholds to exempt employees from overtime pay. Details can be found by clicking here. The changes will make 1.3 million more workers eligible for overtime pay. The rule goes into effect on January 1, 2020; however, expect the rule to be challenged. A few major changes created by the new rule are:raising the “standard salary level” from the currently level of $455 per week to $684 per week (or $35,568 per year);raising the ... Read more