DOL announces Overtime Ruling

Category: Partner News Created: Wednesday, 18 May 2016 17:40

Last night, the Department of Labor announced its final Overtime rule, which will be officially announced today by Vice President Joe Biden. The new ruling raises the salary threshold under the Fair Labor Standards Act for "white-collar" overtime exemption from $23,660 a year to $47,476, as well as raises the threshold for the highly compensated employee and establishes a mechanism for automatically updating the salary and compensation levels every three years.


The following information was released by the DOL. The Chamber will work to provide further seminars and training regarding this issue in the near future.