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Christmas Comes Early — Texas Court Blocks New Overtime Rule Nationwide Saving Employers Millions of Dollars

Overtime Clock 000067070143_Full Yesterday, Texas District Court Judge Amos L. Mazzant issued an order that immediately blocks the implementation of the Department of Labor’s (“DOL”) new overtime rule to the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”), which was scheduled to go into effect on December 1, 2016. In order to comply with the new overtime rule, employers across the country were preparing either to raise certain employee salaries substantially, or, in the alternative, pay overtime to employees who had previously been classified as exempt. Continue Reading