U.S. District Court Judge Blocks Rollout of New Overtime Rules

In a November 22nd order, U.S. District Judge Amos L. Mazzant issued a nationwide, temporary injunction blocking the implementation and enforcement of new overtime rules issued by the Department of Labor (DOL) and scheduled to go into effect on December 1, 2016. The judge concluded that DOL exceeded its authority by raising the salary cap [...]

FisherBroyles Client Alert — Federal Judge in Texas Blocks Obama OT Law

Texas Judge Mazzant rules Congress intended duties, not wages, to determine eligibility for overtime and minimum wage. U.S. District Judge Amos Mazzant, in Sherman, Texas issued an emergency preliminary injunction on Tuesday, which stops overtime rules issued by the Obama administration from going into effect on December 1. The new overtime rules increase the automatic [...]