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Texas Federal Court Invalidates Overtime Rule

Texas Federal Court Invalidates Overtime Rule

Late last week, a Texas federal court judge struck down the Obama-era overtime rule that would have extended overtime pay to millions of workers. In 2016, the Department of Labor (DOL) passed a final rule to increase the minimum salary required for employees to qualify as exempt from receiving overtime.┬áBy raising the annual salary requirement from $23,660 to $47,476, the DOL estimated that 4.2 million employees would become eligible to receive overtime pay. However, several states and business groups filed…

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