Legal Alert - New Federal Overtime Exemption Rule Will Become Effective December 1, 2016
by John A. Robertson
The Fair Labor Standards Act is the federal law applicable to overtime compensation for employees. The U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) announced this week that the overtime rule changes it proposed in 2015 will become effective on December 1, 2016. After the changes were proposed in 2015, the USDOL received 270,000 comments.