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Understanding New Overtime Rules — And Challenges to Them

New rules regarding overtime pay were scheduled to take effect on Dec. 1. But a federal judge in Texas granted a preliminary injunction last month, delaying the implementation of a regulation that would extend overtime eligibility to more than four million workers. To learn more about the rules and what they might mean for employers […]

Photo: Michael Hagerty, Houston Public MediaNew rules regarding overtime pay were scheduled to take effect on Dec. 1. But a federal judge in Texas granted a preliminary injunction last month, delaying the implementation of a regulation that would extend overtime eligibility to more than four million workers.

To learn more about the rules and what they might mean for employers and workers in Greater Houston, we talk with two guests: Steve Werner is a professor of management and chair of the management department for the Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston. And Marshall Horton is a labor attorney at the law firm Andrews Kurth Kenyon, LLP.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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