Federal Judge Halts Overtime Rule

November 23, 2016

A breaking news story: a federal judge has halted the Department of Labor's new overtime rule that was to take effect December 1.

Breaking Payroll and HR News

On November 22, 2016, a federal judge denied the Labor Department from implementing its new overtime rule, unexpectedly granting an injunction that deals a severe blow to one of the president’s landmark workplace regulations.

The court precluded the rule nationwide days before it was scheduled to take effect December 1st.

President-elect Donald Trump may consider revising the regulation through rulemaking or legislation, if the court winds up restoring it.

We will continue to update our blog as new information is released.

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