Defend Obama’s Overtime Policy
10.25.17 Op-Ed by David Weil
U.S. News & World Report.
On Aug. 28, a Texas judge blocked an overtime rule issued by the Obama administration that requires adequate compensation for employees who work long hours. By overturning this sensible and long overdue update of federal law, the Texas decision abandons people who are currently exempt from overtime protections and receive essentially no pay for working over 40 hours. The decision to appeal this ruling now rests with Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta. His inaction will…
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