While the Obama-era changes to the DOL overtime rule had been on life support for some time, a recent court ruling officially euthanized the controversial changes. That means HR pros can officially scrub the $47,476 salary threshold from their collective memories.
And, for the time-being, they can also forget about a flood of newly overtime-eligible employees.
In the recent ruling, a federal court just effectively said the DOL overstepped and set the salary threshold so high that it had effectively made employees’ duties, functions and tasks irrelevant.
And the agency didn’t actually have the authority under the FLSA