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What's Next For Obama's Embattled Overtime Rule?

Law360, New York (April 4, 2017, 10:36 PM EDT) -- A late Obama-era labor regulation that more than doubled the minimum salary at which white collar workers could qualify for an overtime exemption is clearly on thin ice with President Donald Trump in the White House, but exactly what's next for the rule is anybody's guess.

The massive hike, which at the time it was finalized was estimated to extend overtime eligibility to more than 4 million workers, is currently at a crossroads. A federal judge enjoined the rule days before its Dec. 1 effective date, and that decision is now on appeal to the Fifth Circuit.

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