Cutting Overtime Hours 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.
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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