November 28, 2016 / 12:21 PM / 3 years ago

Decision blocking OT rule creates uncertainty for employers - lawyers

Although a federal judge in Texas has blocked the Obama administration’s overtime rule, employers still face hard questions about how to move forward amid the rule’s uncertain future, labor and employment lawyers told Reuters.

U.S. District Judge Amos Mazzant, in Sherman, Texas, last week granted the preliminary injunction sought by 21 states and a coalition of business groups, including the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The rule was designed to extend mandatory overtime pay to more than 4 million salaried workers.

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