Nationwide Preliminary Injunction Granted Against New Federal Overtime Rule
The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas has granted a nationwide preliminary injunctionagainst the U.S. Department of Labor's (DOL) new federal overtime rule, which was set to become effective on December 1, 2016. The injunction prevents implementation and enforcement of the final rule on a nationwide basis. Please monitor this DOL webpage for the latest legal developments. Our Fair Labor Standards Act section features information on exemptions from the FLSA's minimum wage and overtime requirements.