Legal Alert - New Overtime Regulations Will Impact Five Million Workers
by Ashley Kasarjian
For the first time in over a decade, the Department of Labor (Department) proposed updates today to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) white collar overtime regulations. These changes will impact businesses throughout the United States. The Department estimates that, in the first year, 4.6 million workers will be entitled to overtime protection because of these changes—specifically, the increase in the salary level threshold.