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New federal overtime rules for salary employees

The petition was to tell the Department of Labor to quickly implement the new overtime rule. ABC27 News got mixed reaction from people in Harrisburg. The rules assume highly paid workers have the ability to bargain for either larger salaries or more time off. This is because hourly workers tend to receive overtime already while salaried workers do not.


Overtime Overhaul Could Mean Changes to Millions of Salaried Employees

Overtime Overhaul Could Mean Changes to Millions of Salaried Employees

That's roughly double the current threshold. Obama almost a year ago announced the rule change, which will be automatically updated every three years. "Either way, the worker wins", said Vice President Joe Biden on a conference call with reporters Tuesday afternoon. Some 79,630 workers in Maryland would be affected by the rule, according to Department of Labor data.



Latest Election Presidential polls 2016: Democratic Results Project Bernie Sanders Victory "Details"

West Virginia has one of the highest unemployment rates in country. “Trump will not become president because the American people understand that our strength is in our diversity”, Sanders said. The attacks hurled by the Sanders campaign at Clinton could have a lasting impact on her campaign going forward, something she will have to combat going into what is sure to be a contentious general election.



Trump and Ryan to meet as GOP struggles to unify

In the primaries, Trump defeated a string of classically conservative candidates by peeling away numerous movement's core supporters: evangelical and working-class white voters. "Dick Cheney's a great man. We see the world a lot alike when it comes to foreign policy". Many major GOP donors have never heard of him - or even know how to pronounce his name (muh-NOO-chihn).


Windows 10 connects 300 Million Devices, Free Offer to Expire

Windows 10 connects 300 Million Devices, Free Offer to Expire

Microsoft is making some major changes to your Windows 10 upgrade. Users in this way can figure out what apps are completely compatible with Windows 10 and which are going to be removed once the setup begins, allowing them to decide whether to start the upgrade instantly or defer it until compatibility issues are resolved.


Sports Authority closing all its stores

Sports Authority closing all its stores

Sports Authority is closing all 450 of its remaining stores. Sports Authority is carrying just over $1 Billion in debt. The company, which has two stores in Sarasota County and one in Manatee County, had filed for bankruptcy protection in March, saying it would reorganize and close some 140 of its stores.