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It’s time to #FixOvertime!

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Aug 17, 2015 View / Comment Online Donate

It’s time to #FixOvertime!

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Right now, salaried workers in the United States are only eligible for overtime pay if they are paid less than $23,660 annually – essentially poverty wages.

That is why the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently proposed a new rule that would increase the salary threshold for overtime eligibility. Under the new rule, workers making up to $50,440 would be eligible for overtime pay when they work more than 40 hours in a workweek.

The corporate business lobby is organizing significant push-back to the new rule, so it’s imperative that we take action to demonstrate strong support for this new rule.

What can you do to help?

Submit individual comments by FRIDAY, September 4th! 

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