April 20, 2004
"Workers Win" with Labor Department's New Overtime
Rules: FairPay Initiative Guarantees Overtime Rights for Millions of Workers
FairPay Initiative Guarantees Overtime Rights for Millions of Workers
WASHINGTONU.S. Secretary of Labor Elaine L. Chao today announced the final regulations governing overtime eligibility for white-collar workers under the Fair Labor Standards Act. The regulations had not been substantially updated for over 50 years, creating confusion for workers and employers, generating wasteful class action litigation, and failing to effectively protect workers pay rights.