Pending further review, employers may continue to follow existing overtime rules.
Judge Amos L. Mazzant, a Federal Judge from Texas, has entered a temporary injunction that puts on hold changes to overtime rules set to go into effect on December 1, 2016. The impending changes would have increased the Fair Labor Standards Act’s salary threshold for exemption from overtime pay from $23,660 to $47,892 annually.
The rule also provided for adjustments to the salary threshold every three years. Judge Mazzant’s order of injunction is effective nationwide.Follow us on for more content updates