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Federal Court Blocks New Overtime Rules
Federal Court Blocks New Overtime Rules

On Thursday, August 31, 2017, a Texas federal court likely put the final nail in the coffin for the Obama administration proposed rule changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act and its rules regarding overtime. Commonly known as the “white collar” overtime exemptions, the ...

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