The U.S. Dept. of Labor ushers in a new set of overtime security rules under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), effective Aug. 23. The move updates a 55-year-old policy under which only workers making less than $8,060 annually ($150 per week) were guaranteed overtime benefits, commonly known as time-and-a-half, Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao says in a prepared statement. Overtime rules updated for workers. The new baseline is $23,660 ($450 per week), regardless of the worker’s ...

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