New Overtime Rule Blocked by Texas Federal Judge – What Does This Mean for Employers?

The Department of Labor’s new Fair Labor Standards Act Overtime Final Rule, that was scheduled to go into effect on December 1, 2016, was recently blocked nationwide by a Texas federal judge. In March of 2014, President Barack Obama directed the Department of Labor to “modernize and streamline the existing overtime regulations for executive, administrative, and professional employees.” Under [...]