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More than 3 million workers would be newly eligible for overtime pay when they work more than 40 hours a week, under a new proposal from the US Department of Labor.

The highly-anticipated proposed rule, announced Wednesday by the Biden administration, would expand time-and-a-half pay protections to more workers by changing the exemptions to overtime eligibility under the Fair Labor Standards Act.


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