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Pennsylvania Seeks Approval for State White-Collar Overtime Rule

Oct. 17, 2019, 8:06 PM

Pennsylvania’s overtime exemption salary threshold for white-collar employees would rise under a final regulation that was submitted for state approval, the Department of Labor and Industry said Oct. 17.

The regulation was sent to the state’s Independent Regulatory Review Commission and legislative oversight committees, the department said in a news release.

Under the final rule, the state threshold for salaried executives, administrative, and professional workers would rise to $875 a week and $45,500 a year from the federal threshold of $455 a week and $23,660 a year. The updated salary threshold would be be phased in over three years,...

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