Judge Consolidates Challenges to Overtime Rule
October 24, 2016
A federal judge in Texas has agreed to consolidate two lawsuits aimed at stopping the overtime rule from taking effect on Dec.1. The suits aim to bar the Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) rule that will more than double the salary threshold for overtime exemption under the Fair Labor Standards Act. The states’ lawsuit is led by Nevada and Texas with a similar lawsuit filed by 21 states.
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