U.S. Department of Labor Announces Overtime Rule

Every week, millions of Americans work more than 40 hours a week but do not receive overtime pay. Today the Department of Labor is finalizing a rule to help fix that by updating overtime protections for workers.  In total, the new rule is expected to extend overtime protections to 4.2 million more Americans, and it is expected to boost wages for workers by $12 billion over the next 10 years.
 
There is a wealth of overtime information available on the Department of Labor's website including the following: