'WHITE COLLAR' PAY RULES: Senate short-circuits Labor's overtime pay reform efforts

October 2003
FoodService Director;10/15/2003, Vol. 16 Issue 10, p16
Trade Publication
Focuses on the decision of the U.S. Senate to reject the plan of the U.S. Labor Department to reform overtime pay rules for administrative personnel. Implications of the decision for the food service industry; Criticisms against the Fair Labor Standards Act; Provisions of the proposal of the Labor Department.


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