Dallas City Council Preliminarily Approves Cutting Police Overtime Budget, Increase Police TrainingIn the straw or unofficial vote, a majority of council members, 11-3, approved reducing the Dallas Police Department's overtime budget by $7 million.
Court Grants Nationwide Injunction Against Overtime RuleThe U.S. District Court in Texas granted a preliminary injunction against the Department of Labor’s overtime pay rule, which was scheduled to go into effect on December 1.
Texas, 20 Other States Sue To Block Expansion Of Overtime Pay LawThe measure would repeal the so-called "white collar exemption" and more than double the salary threshold under which employers must pay overtime to their workers.
New OT Rules Force Hard Choices On Small BusinessesThe government's new rules requiring overtime pay for millions of workers have small business owners facing some hard choices. The rules issued by the Labor Department on Wednesday take effect on December 1.