S.223 - Overtime Rights Protection Act109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Harkin, Tom [D-IA] (Introduced 01/31/2005)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 01/31/2005 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.223 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (01/31/2005)
Overtime Rights Protection Act - Amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA) to prohibit from having any force or effect any portion of a rule promulgated on April 23, 2004, that has the effect of exempting from FLSA overtime compensation requirements (which limit maximum hours at regular compensation) any employee who would not otherwise be exempted if regulations in effect on March 31, 2003, remained in effect. Reinstates that portion of such regulations that would prevent such an employee from being exempt.
Directs the Secretary of Labor to increase, in a specified manner, the minimum salary level for the exemption for executive, administrative, and managerial occupations from FLSA overtime compensation requirements.