Tag Archives: Overtime Rule

US Federal Labor Viewpoints – Week of February 5, 2022

This is a weekly post spotlighting labor topics in focus by the US legislative and executive branches during the previous week. In this issue, we cover: President Boosts Unions January Jobs Report America COMPETES Act Update Potential Overtime Rule Change Scrutinized Wage & Hour Division Plusses Up Federal Vaccine Mandate Updates COVID-19 Updates Upcoming Congressional … Continue Reading

State Attorneys General November 28 Update

Squire Patton Boggs’ State Attorneys General Practice Group is comprised of lawyers who have served at senior levels in state AG offices around the country and whose practices focus, to one degree or another, on representing clients before these increasingly assertive and powerful, yet often overlooked, government agencies, as explained in detail here. In these … Continue Reading

House Tries to Block Overtime Rule; Department of Education Releases Proposed Rule on Student Loan Debt and Dear Colleague on Title IX; GAO Report on Student Loan Servicers

Legislative Update Representative Virginia Foxx (R-NC) Moves to Block Overtime Rule Representative Virginia Foxx (R-NC) introduced J. Res 95 under the Congressional Review Act to repeal the controversial overtime rule finalized by the Department of Labor (DOL) in May. Under the Congressional Review Act, Congress may pass a resolution of disapproval to prevent, with the … Continue Reading

Department of Labor Final Rule for Overtime Exemption Released

Legislative Update DOL Overtime Rule In response to this week’s final Overtime Rule, lawmakers have introduced the Protecting Workplace Advancement and Opportunity Act (S. 2707/ H.R. 4773), legislation that seeks to ensure DOL pursues a balanced and responsible approach to updating federal overtime rules. Both bills are currently pending in their committees of jurisdiction – … Continue Reading