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U.S. Department of Labor’s Proposed Rule Could Make Millions of Employees Overtime-Eligible

Key Takeaways:

  • Under a new rule proposed by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), the salary threshold for employees to qualify for the white-collar exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act (the “FLSA”) would increase from $35,568 to $55,068.
  • The salary threshold for the FLSA’s highly compensated employee exemption also would increase, from $107,432 to $143,988.
  • Further, the salary thresholds for these FLSA exemptions would increase automatically every three years under the new proposal.…
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