According to a survey, only 5.2 percent of respondents say they think the overtime rule will still be enacted in full. (Photo: iStock)

They may not know what’s going to happen to it, but business owners have opinions about the Fair Labor Standards Act’s rule on overtime pay.

The Department of Labor was granted an expedited review of the rule by a federal appeals court after challenges to its adoption resulted in a preliminary injunction from Judge Amos Mazzant of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas that prevented the rule from taking effect as planned on December 1, 2016.

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