Bloomberg Law
Jan. 25, 2022, 5:34 PM

Overtime Rule Update Spurs Industry Groups to Push DOL for Input

Rebecca Rainey
Rebecca Rainey
Senior Reporter

More than 100 business and industry groups are urging the U.S. Department of Labor to seek public input before it releases a highly anticipated rule to update overtime pay regulations that is expected to extend time-and-a-half wages to more workers.

Previous administrations held stakeholder meetings when updating federal overtime pay eligibility rules, and the agency would benefit from receiving feedback on how a proposed rule change could affect the economy, the groups—including the National Retail Federation and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce—said in a letter to Labor Secretary Marty Walsh.

“The labor markets today are very different than when both ...

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