DOL plans to issue new OT rules in March 2019.

The U.S. Department of Labor says it will propose a new salary threshold for paying overtime to white-collar workers next March. The announcement of a new date for issuing a notice of proposed rulemaking came in the DOL's fall regulatory agenda report, published Oct. 16.

Meeting the March deadline would cap what has so far been a drawn-out process. The DOL originally began seeking public comment on revising the overtime rules in the summer of 2017.

The most likely rules revision would raise the salary threshold above its current $23,660 per year. Anyone who makes...

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