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Labor Department to Host Public Feedback Event on Overtime Rule

As the U.S. Department of Labor continues to examine potential revisions to the Obama administration’s “overtime rule” – which was adopted in 2016 but never took effect due to a federal judge’s ruling later that year -- the department has scheduled an additional public “listening session” on Oct. 17 in Washington, D.C.

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EEOC Halts Implementation of New EEO-1 Form Pending OMB Review

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on Tuesday announced that it would postpone the effective date of changes to the EEO-1 report that were finalized last September while the Office of Management and Budget conducts a review to determine whether the revised form meets the standards of the Paperwork Reduction Act.

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ABA Calls for Congressional Action to Stall DOL Overtime Proposal

In a letter to ranking members of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship yesterday, ABA urged lawmakers to support the Protecting Workplace Advancement and Opportunity Act, a bill that would nullify a proposed rule by the Department of Labor to dramatically increase the salary threshold for employees to be exempt from overtime.

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ABA Urges OMB to Make Changes to DoL’s Proposed Overtime Rule

ABA senior staff, together with incoming Texas Bankers Association President and CEO Jim Purcell, met with staff from the Office of Management and Budget and Department of Labor on Wednesday to reiterate strong concerns about the DoL’s proposed overtime rule, which raises the overtime pay exemption threshold from $23,660 to $50,440.

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