Many employers are likely to get an administrative migraine as a result of the overtime memorandum sent by President Obama to the U.S. Department of Labor.

But overall, the number of workers expected to be directly affected by the new regulations will be relatively small – about 6 million.

And the exercise to determine who works how many hours doing what may actually help businesses wring out new efficiencies.

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