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A bill has been introduced to phase in implementation of the overtime rule.
Representatives on Capitol Hill haven't thrown in the towel on the overtime rule: Legislation is still being introduced to alter the regulation or prevent it from taking effect. Surprisingly, though, the latest effort put forth by the rule's opponents comes from members of the Democratic Party.The "blue dog"—fiscally conservative—Democrats have proposed legislation to phase in the overtime rule and eliminate the automatic triennial increase of the exempt salary threshold.Rep. Kurt Schrader, D-Ore.; Rep. Jim Cooper, D-Tenn.; Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Texas; and Rep. Collin Peterson, Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party, introduced a bill on July 14 that would phase in the Department of Labor's (DOL's) overtime rule over three years. (The Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party is an affiliate of the Democratic party.)The overtime rule will increase the threshold for exempt employees by more than 100 percent from $23,660 to $47,476 as of Dec. 1. It also will increase the threshold every three years to the 40th percentile of full-time salaried workers in the lowest wage Census region, which is currently the South. H.R. 5813—the Overtime Reform and Enhancement Act—would instead raise the new threshold incrementally over the next three years, beginning with a 50 percent increase this December to $35,984.In subsequent years, the bill would raise the threshold to:
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