U.S. Labor Department Proposes Raising Salary Cap for Those Eligible for Overtime Pay

March 12, 2019 / Phil Lesch

By Lindsay Ellis,  MARCH 08, 2019 The Chronicle of Higher Education


More college employees could receive extra pay under a proposal, released on Thursday by the U.S. Department of Labor, that would raise a salary cap on workers eligible for overtime.

Employees who make $679 or less per week, or $35,308 annually, would be eligible for overtime pay under the new proposal. The cap is now $455 weekly, a limit that was set in 2004.

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