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U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta (Photo: Department of Labor Alyson Fligg)

Trump administration to appeal overtime rule decision

The Justice Department on Monday said it intends to appeal an Aug. 31 U.S. District Court summary judgment that a federal overtime rule finalized under President Obama was unlawful because it based overtime changes on a minimum salary level rather than job responsibilities.

New overtime rule could bring ‘devastating realities,’ operator says

One assisted living operator predicts the loss of jobs for workers and fewer housing options for Medicaid beneficiaries if the federal government greatly increases the salary threshold for overtime pay. The Labor Department is asking for comments by Monday before crafting a new rule related to circumstances under which certain workers would be entitled to overtime pay.

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