U.S. Department of Labor’s Overtime Proposal Open for Public Comment

The U.S. Department of Labor announced that the Office of the Federal Register has published the Department’s Notice of Proposed Rule-making that would make more than a million more American workers eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

The official publication in the Federal Register marks the start of the proposal’s public comment period, which will remain open for 60 days and close on May 21, 2019.

More information about the proposed rule is available at www.dol.gov/whd/overtime2019. The Department encourages any interested members of the public to submit comments about the proposed rule electronically at www.regulations.gov, in the rule-making docket RIN 1235-AA20. Comments must be received by May 21, 2019 to be considered.

For more information about the proposed DOL rule or for help writing a comment letter to the agency, contact NJCUL’s Nicola Foggie at nfoggie@njcul.org.