OT Rule Comments Show Sharp Divide On Salary Threshold

By Vin Gurrieri (September 26, 2017, 10:37 PM EDT) -- The 60-day period for commenting on possible changes to the Obama administration's controversial overtime rule closed Monday. While many of the 165,000 commenters agreed that the U.S. Department of Labor had authority to set a clear salary threshold for workers to qualify for the Fair Labor Standards Act's "white collar" exemptions, they remained deeply split over exactly what that threshold should be....

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