4 Things To Watch When DOL's Overtime Rule Finally Drops

Law360 (February 15, 2019, 10:32 PM EST) -- The U.S. Department of Labor is close to unveiling its long-awaited plan for scaling back a controversial Obama-era rule that expanded overtime protection for millions of white-collar workers.

In mid-January, the White House's Office of Management and Budget indicated that it had received for final approval the DOL's proposed rule updating the Fair Labor Standards Act's "white collar" overtime exemptions for executive, administrative and professional workers, the last hurdle before a regulation is issued.

The proposed rule is widely expected to scale back a version that was finalized by the Obama administration in 2016 that had doubled the minimum salary required...

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