“There’s just a lot of people in this country that don’t want to work, period,” Rep. Virginia Foxx said during a hearing about people who work too much.
Reviving an Obama-era proposal, the White House wants more employees to earn time-and-a-half pay when they work long hours.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says more salaried workers deserve time-and-a-half pay when they work long hours.
The administration finally released a long-awaited plan to update overtime regulations. It's basically a watered-down version of Obama's.
The so-called "Flex" work bill would allow companies to flout existing laws that benefit workers.
The omission of farmworkers from overtime law is a vestige of the Great Depression. A bill introduced by Sen. Kamala Harris would get rid of it.
Trump might make more workers eligible for overtime pay, just not as many as Obama envisioned.
If he does, fewer workers will be entitled to time-and-a-half pay than Obama wanted.
At the center of the legal battle is an Obama-era rule that vastly expanded overtime pay to salaried workers.
Millions of workers could lose their shot at extra pay and family time.