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Going into Overtime in the Search for a Secretary of Labor: What is Next for the 2016 Overtime Rule?

February 16, 2017 Wage and Hour

For weeks now, rumors have been circulating that the President’s nominee for Secretary of Labor, Andrew Puzder, would withdraw his name. As his confirmation hearing was delayed over and over again (five times), he repeatedly issued statements that he was fully committed to becoming Secretary of Labor and looking forward…

BREAKING NEWS: Federal Judge Halts Implementation of the DOL’s New Overtime Regulations

November 23, 2016 Wage and Hour

On Tuesday evening, just days before the U.S. Department of Labor’s new overtime regulations were set to go into effect, a Texas federal judge blocked the December 1, 2016 implementation of the regulations, issuing a temporary injunction with nationwide applicability. The regulations blocked by this order not only provided for…