overtime laws

Obama to make millions more Americans eligible for overtime pay

Claire Groden, Fortune

In an op-ed Monday night in the Huffington Post, President Barack Obama called for an overhaul of overtime regulations so that millions more Americans can be eligible to receive time-and-a-half pay for overtime hours. He proposed bumping the ceiling from $23,660 to $50,440.

Obama Overtime Order Is Soros-Funded Pet Project

Aaron Klein, WND

A George Soros-funded economic institute has been one of the main advocates for requiring companies to pay more overtime to workers. The Obama directive is seen as another income-redistribution effort.