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An increasing number of professionals are interested in opportunities outside the U.S. And it's not the typical globetrotter - young and unattached - looking for work overseas. So don't rule yourself out. Check here your Salary Overseas.
New York State: $10.40
05/10/17 - An Obama administration policy that would have given more white-collar workers overtime pay starting December 1, was blocked nationwide by a federal judge in Texas, issuing a preliminary injunction after business groups and 21 states sued, indefinitely postponing the change. The Trump administration hasn't officially said whether it will continue to defend the new Obama rules, but its support is unlikely. The deadline is June 30.
The new legislation would provide overtime pay to more than 4 million low paid managers, who currently don't qualify for that. At the moment, under the FLSA, if an employee makes at least $23,660 per year - or $455 per week - their employer doesn't have to pay them overtime. The new policy would raise that bar to $47,476 annually or $913 per week for a full time worker.
Some facts: when federal and state law have different minimum wage rates, the higher standard applies. And tipped workers: your overtime hourly rate can never be less than your minimum wage. Check our minimum wage section.