• U.S. Department of Labor Proposes Increasing Salary Minimum for Federal Overtime Exemption
  • July 14, 2015 | Author: Lena-Kate Ahern
  • Law Firm: Murphy, Hesse, Toomey & Lehane, LLP - Quincy Office
  • In response to a March 2014 order from President Obama to “modernize and streamline” federal overtime regulations, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) has recently proposed important changes that could ultimately require employers to pay overtime wages to millions of workers across the nation that are currently considered “exempt” from overtime requirements.