The administration finally released a long-awaited plan to update overtime regulations. It's basically a watered-down version of Obama's.
The so-called "Flex" work bill would allow companies to flout existing laws that benefit workers.
The omission of farmworkers from overtime law is a vestige of the Great Depression. A bill introduced by Sen. Kamala Harris would get rid of it.
Trump might make more workers eligible for overtime pay, just not as many as Obama envisioned.
If he does, fewer workers will be entitled to time-and-a-half pay than Obama wanted.
At the center of the legal battle is an Obama-era rule that vastly expanded overtime pay to salaried workers.
Millions of workers could lose their shot at extra pay and family time.
While Andy Puzder ran Hardee's, its franchisees altered timecards, deducted pay for uniforms and even broke child labor law.
Most of us aren't crazy about working overtime - especially when we're not being paid for it. President Obama's new overtime rule will make some changes in the way workers are paid that may correct that problem for at least some workers.
A hotel mogul will now get to determine whether more workers get overtime pay.
Of course, that's not to say that it can't happen. Jose Klein of Fisher Phillips says, "Presidents have been making rules
If you don't think overtime compliance is a pressing issue for your company, you might want to reconsider. As it turns out, taking overtime for granted is a luxury that not even the US Department of Labor (DOL) itself can afford, according to its recent $7M settlement.
Can we please discuss important policy decisions that have the potential to improve the lives of millions of workers and their families?
If you want to know how the White House's new overtime rule will play out, take a look at what's going on at the world's largest retailer.