DOL Sends Controversial OT Rule To OMB For Quick Rollout

Law360, New York (March 15, 2016, 4:38 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Labor on Tuesday sent its hot-button final rule expanding overtime eligibility for millions of workers to the White House’s Office of Management and Budget, marking the final step before the rule becomes official in the next few months.

DOL Solicitor M. Patricia Smith had previously hinted that the DOL’s overtime rule would be made public in July, but the agency’s submission of the final rule to the OMB, which takes one or two months to review a rule, could put it on...
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