In March, President Obama signed an executive order directing the Secretary of Labor to “propose revisions to modernize and streamline the existing overtime regulations” found in the Fair Labor Standards Act. The impacts remain unclear, according to Ceridian’s Washington, D.C., Consultant Jim O’Connell. Writing in his blog, he noted that the result may be an increase in the number of FLSA-defined exempt employees entitled to overtime protections.

Read O’Connell’s blog entry.

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On the Horizon: Tightening Regulations on Overtime

May 7, 2014

In March, President Obama signed an executive order directing the Secretary of Labor to “propose revisions to modernize and streamline the existing overtime regulations” found in the Fair Labor Standards Act. The impacts remain unclear, according to Ceridian’s Washington, D.C., Consultant Jim O’Connell. Writing in his blog, he noted that the result may be an increase in the number of FLSA-defined exempt employees entitled to overtime protections.

Read O’Connell’s blog entry.