Impact of Proposed Overtime Regulations

On Monday, July 6th, 2015, the Department of Labor released a proposed rule to update the regulations defining and delimiting the exemptions for “white collar” employees. These regulations are a result of President Obama’s 2014 Presidential Memorandum to update and modernize the overtime regulations. Please click here for last year’s Chamber post.

The Maryland Chamber has been following this issue since President Obama’s announcement, and is currently preparing to submit comments to the US Department of Labor on the effects the proposed rule would have on Maryland employers. The proposed rule, overall, seeks to:

The Maryland Chamber of Commerce is seeking your feedback in the following areas:

We need your feedback. Please share your thoughts, questions, comments and concerns regarding the proposed regulations and questions as well as how these changes would affect your business.  Send your feedback to Deriece Pate Bennett at dpatebennett@mdchamber.org

To view the proposed regulations and other fact sheets, please visit the Department of Labor’s website.

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