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Advisers Warn Businesses to Hold Fast Despite OT Rule Delay

November 25, 2016 Media Mentions

Tawny Alvarez provided comments on how a District Court ruling from the Eastern District of Texas granting a nationwide preliminary injunction that will prevent the Department of Labor from raising the threshold determining whether some salaried workers earn overtime pay in a November 25 Portland Press Heraldarticle entitled "Advisers Warn Businesses to Hold Fast Despite OT Rule Delay." In the article, Tawny cautions that the court ruling provides only a temporary injunction and that businesses should continue to plan for the DOL's plan to increase the overtime threshold for some salaried employees.

Read "Advisers Warn Businesses to Hold Fast Despite OT Rule Delay" from the Portland Press Herald.

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