Are you ready for the new overtime rules?
Abstract: The Department of Labor issued new final overtime rules that update the thresholds for classifying workers as nonexempt and highly compensated. The controversial changes will increase pay for more than 4 million workers. This article explains changes that will go into effect starting on December 1, how they will impact manufacturers and how businesses can legitimately reduce overtime costs. A sidebar highlights the stance the National Association of Manufacturers has taken on the new rules.