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President Seeks To Curtail FLSA "White Collar" Exemptions


An article entitled “President Seeks To Curtail FLSA "White Collar" Exemptions,” by John Thompson and Ted Boehm was published on

President Obama has instructed the U.S. Department of Labor to revise the federal Fair Labor Standards Act‘s so-called “white collar” exemptions in a “Presidential Memorandum” released on March 13.

This effort is intended (as The New York Times put it apparently in light of a White House briefing) to “force American businesses to pay more overtime to millions of workers.” 

Click here to read the full post on the Wage and Hour Law Blog.


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