Economic Indicators

Employment and Unemployment: National

Updated: August 20, 2014

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

Increasing the Overtime Salary Threshold Is Family-Friendly Policy: Women, Minorities, and Younger and Less-Educated Workers Would Be Most Helped | 12:24 pm, August 20, 2014
This issue brief investigates the characteristics of workers who would benefit from a proposed increase in the salary threshold below which all salaried workers are covered by overtime protections of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FSLA). It finds: 6.1 million …

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