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Thursday, March 27, 2003

This Could Be Big News! White Collar Exemption Rules To Change


The long awaited proposed regulations from the Department of Labor to change the white collar exemptions will soon be released. Here is a report from the Sun-Sentinel:. One of the ideas is to simplify the process, providing a bright line. Here's a quote as to what will happen: "The proposal would raise the salary cap to $425 a week, or $22,100 a year, and any worker earning less automatically would be required to receive overtime pay." There will be a chance to comment, but you can start seeing how this would impact you.

Update: According to BNA's Daily Labor Report, the regulations will be published on Monday, March 31. Details when they are released.


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