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Employment and Unemployment: National

Updated: September 2, 2014

Monthly analysis of the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ national employment report.

Workers in Lower-Paid White-Collar Occupations Need Overtime Protections | 12:24 pm, September 2, 2014
Millions of lower-paid white-collar employees would benefit from increasing the threshold below which all salaried workers are covered by Fair Labor Standards Act overtime protections to $984 per week ($51,168 per year), which is simply the 1975 threshold adjusted for inflation.

Posted September 2, 2014 | Read the full report from EPI »

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