House Passes Overtime Delay

October 5, 2016

Last week, the House passed a bill to delay full compliance with the DOL’s new overtime rule by six months, however President Obama has already issued a veto threat.

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DOL Sick Leave Final Rule Expected

September 28, 2016

DOL is expected to release a final rule this week requiring federal contractors and subcontractors to provide their workers with at least seven days’ paid sick leave per year.

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House to Vote on Overtime Rule

September 28, 2016

Tomorrow, the House will vote on a bill to delay by six months the DOL’s overtime rule, which would more than double the current threshold below which employees must be paid overtime.

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Congress Returns to Long To-Do List

September 14, 2016

Now that Congress is back in Washington, D.C. following a prolonged August recess, it’s back to business for lawmakers—at least as much business as is typical for Congress these days. With the House having less than six full weeks scheduled and the Senate seven weeks to be in session for...

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Stop Dramatic Changes to Overtime Regs

June 29, 2016

NSBA is urging small businesses to support Senate and House Republicans' efforts to shut down the new DOL rule to double the minimum salary threshold on mandatory overtime pay.

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Lawmakers Debate Overtime Rule

June 15, 2016

Recently, the House Committee on Education and the Workforce held a hearing to examine the DOL's controversial overtime rule, which doubles the salary threshold under which employees qualify for overtime.

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Next Steps: Final Overtime Rule

May 25, 2016

Last week, the DOL issued its final overtime rule, nearly doubling the minimum salary threshold to $47,476 per year, extending overtime to more than four million workers.

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