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Final Overtime Rule - Employment Standards Service (ESS)

Judge Amos L. Mazzant, of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, sided with 21 states and business groups to block the Department of Labor’s overtime rule, staying the December 1, 2016 effective date of the rule and applying nationwide. The U.S. Department of Justice on behalf of the U.S. Department of Labor has now filed a notice to appeal the preliminary injunction to the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

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