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Cutting Overtime Hours

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Cutting Overtime Hours

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Cutting Overtime Hours

Cutting Overtime Hours

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New federal overtime rules went into effect today. The Labor Department says about 100,000 workers will lose overtime eligibility. But some critics peg the number at closer to 6 million. Join NPR's Neal Conan as we decipher the new overtime rules.

Guest:

Leigh Strope, labor writer for the Associated Press

Linda Chavez-Thompson, executive vice president of the AFL-CIO

Alfred Robinson, director of the Labor Department's Wage and Hour Division