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[THREAD] Statement from AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on the Department of Labor’s overtime rule that lowers the salary threshold from the $47,476 level proposed by the Obama administration to $35,308 #1u
Leaving behind more than 2.8 million workers who deserve a fair return on their hard work is disgraceful. Overtime is earned and should not be politicized. Lowering the threshold ignores the economic hardships faced by millions of working families. #1u
This disappointing announcement is part of a growing list of policies from the Trump administration aimed at undermining the economic stability of America’s working people. #1u
The labor movement will continue fighting to change a rigged system that for decades has favored the mega-wealthy and powerful corporations. We are standing strong together to push back against policies that harm America’s workers. #1u
For a complete analysis on how this new overtime rule will affect working people, read this blog post from Kelly Ross, AFL-CIO’s Deputy Policy Director:…
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