NCPA - National Center for Policy Analysis

Redefining Jobs Down: Managers, Salaried Workers and Overtime Pay

December 7, 2015

In 2016, millions of professional and salaried American workers will be effectively reclassified as hourly workers and eligible for mandatory overtime pay due to a change in U.S. Department of Labor regulations. While many welcome this change as a victory for higher wages, upward mobility could be hurt by limiting workplace flexibility and employment options for those trying to climb the income ladder.


Browse more articles on Economic Issues