Labor Dept. Expands Overtime Laws The Bush administration releases new rules governing which employees have the right to receive overtime pay. While not as far-reaching as some lawmakers had desired, the central revision raises the threshold for overtime from workers earning $65,000 to those making $100,000. The regulations had not been seriously updated for 50 years. NPR's Kathleen Schalch reports.
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Labor Dept. Expands Overtime Laws

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Labor Dept. Expands Overtime Laws

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The Bush administration releases new rules governing which employees have the right to receive overtime pay. While not as far-reaching as some lawmakers had desired, the central revision raises the threshold for overtime from workers earning $65,000 to those making $100,000. The regulations had not been seriously updated for 50 years. NPR's Kathleen Schalch reports.