In a Huffington Post op-ed, President Obama announced a plan to extend overtime protections to nearly 5 million workers in 2016.
A hard day's work deserves a fair day's pay. That's why I'm announcing my plan to extend overtime protections. https://t.co/MrV56vTNa9— President Obama (@POTUS) June 30, 2015
Check out a fact sheet about the announcement to learn more.
The proposed overtime rule has people talking. Here’s what they have to say:
Obama announced a rule change that makes millions more Americans eligible for overtime pay http://t.co/bW8MEt1BUV— The New York Times (@nytimes) June 30, 2015
Bold Move to Reduce Income Inequality: New overtime rule could affect up to 5 million workers http://t.co/d9WlHloxBY— C. Nicole Mason, PhD (@cnicolemason) June 30, 2015
Obama administration's overtime rule would raise wages for 70,000 Louisiana workers: White House http://t.co/W5jPpTRPwe— NOLA.com (@NOLAnews) June 30, 2015
President Obama has a plan to extend overtime pay to nearly 5 million workers in 2016 http://t.co/e8NrfQGGkI - details in Wisconsin Thurs.— Kristin Donnelly (@kristindonnelly) June 30, 2015
Overtime rule will benefit many overworked young journalists including those @politico making less than 50k a year— Mike Elk (@MikeElk) June 30, 2015
New federal rules would guarantee overtime pay to private-sector workers who make up to $50,400/year, up from $23,660 http://t.co/07RC4fcnLF— Los Angeles Times (@latimes) June 30, 2015
US Dept of Labor estimates 80,000 Minnesotans will benefit from rule change for overtime $ for certain workers.— Eric Chaloux (@EChalouxKSTP) June 30, 2015