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New overtime rules mean more money for workers, more challenges for employers

The U.S. Department of Labor’s new rule that doubled the over-time pay threshold puts more money into the pockets of 40,000 Mississippi workers but forces businesses to rethink their work arrangements with managers and supervisors. Managers paid below the new threshold of $47,476 ($913 a week) must be paid overtime regardless of how many hours in a work week they ...

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