U.S. House Passes Six-Month Delay of Overtime Rule

September 30, 2016

The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday night passed a bill (H.R. 6094) that would delay implementation of the Department of Labor’s overtime rule until the middle of next year. The bill passed on a 246-177 mostly party-line vote, though five Democrats did vote in support of the bill. The Senate adjourned last night after passing a stopgap spending bill to avert a government shutdown, meaning there will be no Senate vote on the overtime bill until after the November elections at the earliest.

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