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Media Coverage Monday, December 5, 2016

The fate of the Obama-era labor reforms is in the hands of President-elect Donald Trump. What he decides to do will affect the pay and working conditions of tens of millions of people, making those decisions far more consequential — practically and politically — than...

Millions of workers in limbo after rule expanding overtime pay eligibility is put on hold

Media Coverage Wednesday, November 30, 2016

As an education specialist for a museum in Kansas City, Mo., Cherie Kelly says it can be tough to keep her work schedule to 40 hours a week.

On weeks with evening events or special programming, she might have to put in closer to 60 hours — something she says happens about once a month....

Nearly one-third of salaried workers will be guaranteed overtime under the new rule, but that falls short of the half covered in the mid-1970s

Media Coverage Wednesday, June 1, 2016

The Department of Labor’s new overtime rule significantly increases the number of salaried workers who qualify for time-and-a-half pay for any hours they work beyond 40 in a week. Far too many salaried workers were not covered by prevailing overtime protections: While nearly half of all salaried...

New Overtime Rule is Tangible Progress for Women, Especially Mothers and Women of Color

Media Coverage Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Today, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued its long-awaited final rule on raising the salary threshold under which working people can earn overtime pay. The final rule will double the current salary threshold from $23,660 to $47,476, directly benefiting 12.5 million workers, According to...

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