Texas Judge Invalidates DOL’s Overtime Rule

Texas Judge Invalidates DOL’s Overtime Rule

Sep 01, 2017

Client Alert

Brownstein Client Alert, September 1, 2017

Many employers breathed a huge sigh of relief yesterday when a Texas federal judge struck down the Obama administration’s attempt to more than double the salary threshold required to qualify for the Fair Labor Standards Act’s white collar exemption, from $23,660 to nearly $48,000 per year. Had this law gone into effect, an estimated 4 million additional workers would have become overtime eligible.

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