Many employers are already prepared for the rule change.
Had the 2016 rule been instituted, roughly three times more workers would have been covered.
China's tech sector is built on the backs of hard working employees who are often expected to work 12-hour days at a minimum. Some workers are starting to push back.
What can businesses and their employees expect, now that the new rules are on hold?
New rules from the Department of Labor would make more white-collar workers eligible for overtime pay. Now they're on indefinite hold.
Employees will be entitled to overtime unless they are paid more than $900 a week.
Nonprofits are scrambling to figure out how to comply with new overtime rules.
The Labor Department said an additional 4 million workers will have overtime protection.
Kai Ryssdal checks in with Delaware Steel in Pennsylvania.
The Labor Department wants to close the wage gap for nearly 5 million employees.