Some states hike overtime salary threshold higher than Feds

Jan 1, 2020
A new federal salary level for low-paid managers to be eligible for overtime pay kicks in Jan. 1.
Employees work overnight in a factory.
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1.3 million lower-paid managers to get overtime

Dec 25, 2019
Salaried management workers who earn less than $35,568/year will be entitled to overtime pay starting Jan. 1, 2020.
Working late? More workers are eligible for overtime in 2020. Above, an office building in Chicago, Illinois.
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Critics say GOP measure allows employers to skirt overtime pay

May 3, 2017
Republicans in the House of Representatives have just passed a bill that would allow employers to give workers paid time off instead of the time and a half normally paid as overtime. The legislation, called the “Working Families Flexibility Act,” is being touted by the GOP as way to provide more options for workers. Opponents […]

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