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Keeping Your Balance: A look at DOL’s proposed changes to overtime rules

Rules protecting the American worker from unpaid overtime date back to the 1930s. In 1975, nearly 61 percent of salaried employees were protected under overtime rules compared to just 8 percent today as inflation eroded the protection for many individuals. Proposed changes to the Department of Labor’s white collar exemptions are expected to increase the number ...