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Labor Department Issues Proposed New Overtime Rule

Labor Department Issues Proposed New Overtime Rule

The Labor Department has issued a proposed new overtime rule that would raise the overtime salary limit from $23,660 to $35,308. However, this proposal has not yet been published in the Federal Register and could be subject to modifications. Once published, NAHB will review the proposed rulemaking and submit comments on the proposal.

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Judge Strikes Rule to Double Overtime Pay Threshold

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health, Legal by on September 5, 2017 0 Comments
Judge Strikes Rule to Double Overtime Pay Threshold

A federal judge has struck down the Obama administration’s overtime rule that would have doubled the salary threshold for workers to be able to receive overtime pay.

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NAHB to Weigh in on DOL’s Information Request on Overtime

NAHB to Weigh in on DOL’s Information Request on Overtime

The U.S. Department of Labor has issued a request for information on the Obama administration’s overtime rule, and NAHB will be submitting comments independently and as part of the Partnership to Protect Workplace Opportunity coalition.

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Federal Judge Blocks Overtime Rule

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Labor, Safety and Health, Legal by on November 23, 2016
Federal Judge Blocks Overtime Rule

In a victory for NAHB, a federal judge in Texas on Nov. 22 granted a preliminary injunction to delay implementation of the Department of Labor’s new overtime. The rule, which was scheduled to take effect on Dec. 1, would double the overtime salary limit from $23,660 to $47,476.

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Businesses be Ready: Overtime Rule Kicks in Dec. 1

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Labor, Safety and Health by on November 15, 2016 4 Comments
Businesses be Ready: Overtime Rule Kicks in Dec. 1

Small home building firms and other businesses need to be prepared as the Department of Labor’s final rule to double the overtime salary limit from $23,660 to $47,476 will take effect on Dec. 1.

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Clock is Ticking as Implementation of Overtime Rule Draws Closer

Clock is Ticking as Implementation of Overtime Rule Draws Closer

With the Department of Labor’s final rule to double the current overtime salary limit from $23,660 to $47,476 set to take effect on Dec. 1, more than 400 business groups are seeking congressional action.

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House Votes to Delay Overtime Rule; More Comprehensive Relief Needed

House Votes to Delay Overtime Rule; More Comprehensive Relief Needed

The U.S. House of Representatives today voted to delay the Department of Labor’s controversial overtime rule by six months. The Regulatory Relief for Small Businesses, Schools and Nonprofits Act (H.R. 6094) would push the effective date of the overtime rule from Dec. 1, 2016, to June 1, 2017.

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NAHB, Business Groups Sue to Block Overtime Rule

Filed in Capitol Hill, Labor, Safety and Health, Legal by on September 21, 2016 13 Comments
NAHB, Business Groups Sue to Block Overtime Rule

NAHB and a coalition of more than 55 Texas and national business groups have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Labor seeking to halt its federal overtime rule set to take effect Dec. 1. The rule will double the current overtime salary limit of $23,660 to $47,476. It also allows the minimum salary requirements to be raised every three years.

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Overtime Bill Would Help Businesses and Workers

Overtime Bill Would Help Businesses and Workers

NAHB today commended Rep. Kurt Schrader (D-Ore.) for introducing legislation that helps small businesses and their workers by mitigating the effects of the U.S. Department of Labor’s unprecedented doubling of the overtime threshold.

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How to Comply and Mitigate the Effects of the Overtime Rule

How to Comply and Mitigate the Effects of the Overtime Rule

Despite strong opposition by NAHB and other leaders in the nation’s small business community, the Department of Labor (DOL) last month issued its final overtime rule, which will more than double the current overtime salary limit of $23,660 to $47,476. NAHB has prepared an FAQ to help your business comply with the rule.

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