Court Issues Nationwide Injunction Prohibiting the U.S. Department of Labor from Implementing New Overtime Rule

Hand Arendall LLC Lawyers Employment Alert – December 2016

On Tuesday, November 22, 2016, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern
District of Texas entered an order enjoining the Department of Labor from
implementing and enforcing new overtime regulations that would have
raised the minimum salary level for exempt employees from $23,660 to
$47,476 annually effective December 1, 2016.
The ruling was issued in the case filed by 21 states against the Department
of Labor which was consolidated with a case filed by the Plano Chamber of
Commerce and over 50 other business organizations.  
2016 December Hand Arendall Employment Alert Court Issues Nationwide Injunction on New Overtime Rule

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