There has been an important update on the new DOL Overtime Rules that were set to go into effect on December 1st. Yesterday a U.S. District Judge issued an injunction against the new rules. This means that the new overtime rules will not go into effect on December 1st. The injunction stops implementation or enforcement of the new rules until further action is taken by the Department of Labor, most likely through appealing the ruling. At this point it is uncertain when, if ever, the new rules will go into effect.
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On May 18, 2016, President Obama finalized the Department of Labor’s new rule updating regulations regarding overtime compensation for salaried employees. Starting December 1, 2016 any salaried employee paid under $47,476 must be paid overtime for working more than 40 hours in a week. Non-discretionary bonuses and incentive payments can be included, up to 10%, in the salary calculation. Please contact us if you have any questions or see the link below for more information from the Department of Labor.
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