Overtime rule may take effect, but it may not last

Overtime rule may take effect, but it may not last

President-elect Donald Trump has promised to roll back business regulations.

November 22, 2016
Wall Street Journal

U.S. employers have spent months adjusting employee schedules, job duties and pay ahead of a new overtime rule that takes effect Dec. 1.

The regulation, which makes millions more workers eligible for overtime pay, was intended as one of President Barack Obama’s signature achievements, and a way to meaningfully raise incomes for people in front-line roles in retail, food service and beyond.

Related: Overtime rule update: a last-chance effort to vacate or delay the rule

The fate of the rule, however, is far from assured as it faces both a strong challenge in the courts and, in Donald Trump, the president-elect, who has vowed to roll back business regulations.

To read the full story, click here.

Photo: Dreamstime.com

Related: Time to boost worker salaries? - Implement a Department of Labor compliance plan to find out.