Who Will Benefit From the Overtime Pay Proposal?, Human Resource Executive

March 08, 2019

Morgan Lewis partner Susan Harthill speaks with Human Resources Magazine about the Department of Labor’s proposed overtime exemption rule. She says in the article that the 60-day comment period is likely going to raise issues on a few controversial points of the proposal, including whether salary levels should be adjusted by region and whether it should include automatic updates. “The 2016 rule included an automatic update mechanism, but the proposed rule says the Secretary of Labor intends to propose updates every four years through the arduous rule-making process,” Susan says in the article. “DOL specifically requests comments on this provision, indicating potential movement if commentators submit compelling arguments and data for or against it.”

Read the full HRE article.