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As we get closer to Trump's inauguration, are we also getting closer to the end of the DOL's overtime rule? (Photo: iStock)

The future of the overtime rule that was supposed to go into effect on Dec. 1 is uncertain, but the chances of the Obama administration and labor activists getting their way on the issue decline with each day the country moves closer to Donald Trump’s inauguration.

The rule, which was finalized by the Department of Labor in May and raises the salary threshold for exempting workers from mandatory overtime pay from $23,660 to $47,476, was put on hold by a federal judge shortly before it was going to take effect.

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