Oklahoma State Home Builders Association

An Affiliate of the National Home Builders Association

Federal Judge Blocks Overtime Rule

 
Posted on November 29, 2016 by By Carol Hartzog Communications

NAHB now

 

HouseCopyright © 2016 NAHB Now

In a victory for NAHB, a federal judge in Texas on Nov. 22 granted a preliminary injunction to delay implementation of the Department of Labor’s new overtime rule. The rule, which was scheduled to take effect Dec. 1, would double the minimum salary limit from $23,660 to $47,476.

NAHB joined other business groups in filing a legal challenge to the overtime rule on Sept. 20. The lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas. In addition, 21 states have also filed suit challenging the rule and the two lawsuits have been consolidated. The parties have filed motions for a summary judgment.

While the injunction is only temporary, the ruling by Judge Amos Mazzant sent a strong signal that he could likely side with ... Read the article at the NAHB website

Share and Enjoy :
FacebookTwitterLinkedIndel.icio.usDiggReddit