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PPWO Submits Comments Responding to DOL’s Proposed Rulemaking on Regular Rate of Pay

PPWO Submits Comments Responding to DOL’s Proposed Rulemaking on Overtime

On May 21st, the Partnership to Protect Workplace Opportunity submitted comments to the U.S. Department of Labor responding to the proposed rulemaking that was issued on March 22, 2019.

PPWO Comment Letter

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PPWO Submits Comments Responding to PA’s Proposed Rulemaking on Overtime

On August 22nd, the Partnership to Protect Workplace Opportunity submitted comments to Pennsylvania’s Department of Labor and Industry responding to the proposed rulemaking that was issued on June 23, 2018.

PPWO’s comment letter.

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PPWO Submits Comments Responding to DOL’s RFI on Overtime

On September 25, the Partnership to Protect Workplace Opportunity submitted comments to the Department of Labor responding to the Request for Information that was published in the federal register on July 26, 2017.

PPWO Comment Letter on RFI

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PPWO Congratulates Secretary Acosta, Reiterates Concern With Update

On June 16th, the Partnership to Protect Workplace Opportunity sent a letter to Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta congratulating him on his recent confirmation as well as reiterating concern with the salary threshold update.

PPWO Secretary Acosta Letter

PPWO sends support letter on S. 3464, the Overtime Reform and Review Act

Click HERE to see the letter.

 

PPWO sends support letter on H.R. 6094, the “Regulatory Relief for Small Businesses, Schools, and Nonprofits Act”

On September 28th, the Partnership to Protect Workplace Opportunity sent a letter of support of H.R. 6094, the “Regulatory Relief for Small Businesses, Schools, and Nonprofits Act” to the U.S. House of Representatives.  This bill would provide a six-month delay in the implementation date of the overtime regulation, establishing the new effective date as June 1, 2017 and such a delay would be helpful as employers attempt to comply with the new regulation and absorb its impact.

Read the letter

PPWO sends support letter on H.R. 5813, the “Overtime Reform and Enhancement Act”

On August 3, 2016, the Partnership to Protect Workplace Opportunity sent a letter of support to Rep. Kurt Schrader thanking him for the introduction of H.R. 5813, the “Overtime Reform and Enhancement Act.”  The bill would provide employers and employees important relief from the negative impacts of the Department of Labor’s final overtime rule.

Read the Letter

PPWO sends letter House Committee on Appropriations

On July 13, 2016, the Partnership to Protect Workplace Opportunity sent a letter to Chairman Rogers and Ranking Member Lowey of the House Committee on Appropriations to thank them for including in the Fiscal Year 2017 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill a provision halting implementation of the Department of Labor’s final overtime rule.

You can read the letter here: PPWO Letter on Labor HHS Appropriations – 7-13-16

PPWO sends letter to House Small Business Committee

On June 23rd, the Partnership to Protect Workplace Opportunity sent a letter to Chairman Chabot and Ranking Member Velázquez of the House Small Business Committee thanking them for holding a hearing entitled “Damaging Repercussions: DOL’s Overtime Rule, Small Employers, and their Employees,” and urging all the members of the Small Business Committee to cosponsor H.R. 4773, the “Protecting Workplace Advancement and Opportunity Act”, which would require the Labor Department to conduct a detailed economic analysis before making dramatic changes to federal overtime pay requirements, and would prohibit any automatic increases.

 

You can read the letter here: PPWO Letter to the House Small Business Committee