DOL Tells Court It Will Take OT Rule Battle To 5th Circ.

Law360, New York (December 1, 2016, 3:01 PM EST) -- On the same day that its rule expanding overtime protection to more than 4 million workers had been scheduled to take effect, the U.S. Department of Labor informed a Texas federal court Thursday that it will appeal a recent nationwide injunction that blocked the rule’s implementation.

In a two-page notice, the DOL said it would appeal to the Fifth Circuit a Nov. 22 ruling by U.S. District Judge Amos Mazzant preliminarily blocking the rule just days before it had been slated to take effect while a...
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