The Obama administration is effectively doubling the number of salaried workers who qualify for mandatory overtime pay:
— White House Archived (@ObamaWhiteHouse) May 18, 2016
— US Labor Department (@USDOL) May 18, 2016
— Archive: Tom Perez (@SecTomPerez) May 18, 2016
Bernie Sanders is of course praising the latest move:
This long overdue change in overtime rules is a step in the right direction and good news for millions of workers. https://t.co/E4uVZJ1ZkT
— Bernie Sanders (@SenSanders) May 18, 2016
Sort of how a successful #FightFor15 will be “good news” for fast food workers?
Yes, unilaterally raising cost of labor is always the best tonic to spark a sluggish economy https://t.co/k9csPXagWd
— Nick Gillespie (@nickgillespie) May 18, 2016
Layoffs are AWESOME! Right, Bernie?
— We are screwed (@PornPops69) May 18, 2016
Between ACA compliance and this, businesses are being bled to death. I know. I'm in the trenches.
— Beebo (@beebobaby) May 18, 2016
This rule doesn't expand opportunity, it will limit opportunity for advancement for millions of people in exchange for hourly wage
— Fred Nicolaysen (@phred47) May 18, 2016
— NFIB (@NFIB) May 18, 2016