New DOL Rule Lets More Employers Assert OT Exemption

Law360 (May 18, 2020, 1:10 PM EDT) -- Fewer workers who get commissions will be eligible to receive overtime pay under federal law after the U.S. Department of Labor issued regulations Monday expanding how many employers can qualify as "retail" businesses that may fall under an exemption to the Fair Labor Standards Act.

The U.S. Department of Labor has revamped the regulatory framework surrounding a Fair Labor Standards Act exemption for workers on commission, saying the change will "reduce confusion." (Law360)

The DOL issued a final rule, to be published in Tuesday's federal register and take effect right away, that revamps the agency's regulatory framework surrounding Section 7(i) of...

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