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House OKs overtime delay bill, sends to Senate

The U.S. House has passed a bill that would delay the implementation of federal regulations extending the right to earn overtime pay to an estimated 4.2 million workers.

The bill, which now goes to the Senate, sets June 1, 2017, as the effective date of the regulations, which are currently scheduled to take effect Dec. 1. The regulations double to $913 a week from $455 the threshold under which salaried workers must be paid overtime. On an annual pay basis, the threshold will increase to $47,476 from $23,600.

Read the full article from The Baltimore Sun.

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