Trump Administration Backs Far From Obama Beyond Regular Time Rule

The Trump administration is wading into the battle over overtime pay.
Since then, everyone’s been waiting for the Trump administration to weigh in.
The Trump administration said in a court filing Friday that it wants the right to set that threshold, but will revisit what the number should be.
In May 2016, President Barack Obama asked the Labor Department to give federal overtime rules a makeover and raise the salary threshold to $47,476 a year, or $913 a week.
The Justice Department will not defend an Obama-era rule that would make workers automatically eligible for overtime pay if they make less than $47,000 a year.

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