SEVERAL EASTERN WASHINGTON EMPLOYERS SAY NEW OVERTIME
RULES THAT TAKE EFFECT OF THE END OF THE MONTH COULD
ACTUALLY LEAD TO LAYOFFS AND LOWER WAGES.
KXLY FOUR'S JEFF HUMPHREY WORKING FOR YOU TONIGHT
WITH A LOOK AT HOW THE NEW FEDERAL FAIR LABOR STANDARDS
WILL HAVE A BIG IMPACT ON YOUR WORKPLACE.
CHANCES ARE PRETTY GOOD THE PEOPLE CLOGGING SPOKANE
INTERSECTIONS RIGHT NOW ON THEIR FRIDAY COMMUTE DID
NOT PUT IN JUST AN EIGHT HOUR DAY.
IN THIS BUSY, COMPETITIVE WORLD WE'RE ALL WORKING
AT LEAST SOME SALARIED EMPLOYEES WILL BE GETTING PAID
IT PROMISES TO BE ONE BARAK OBAMA'S LIVING LEGACIES.
THE PRESIDENT HAS ORDERED SALARIED EMPLOYEES WHO MAKE
LESS THAN 47 THOUSAND DOLLARS A YEAR, WILL NOW GET
OVERTIME WHEN THEY WORK IT.
NICOLE TEDROW/ ASSOCIATED INDUSTRIES 54;55 one of
two things is going to have to happen.
either the employer has to increase their wage to
47,476 dollars as of december 1rst or they become
ATTORNEY NICOLE TEDROW IS HELPING ABOUT FIVE HUNDRED
SPOKANE- AREA BUSINESSES NAVIGATE THE NEW OVERTIME
HERE AT MOTION AUTO SUPPLY, SALARIED MIDDLE MANAGERS
WHO DON'T MAKE 47 GRAND, WILL HAVE TO BECOME HOURLY
PAUL AGATHER/ MOTION AUTO SUPPLY 05;16 it's kind of
going to have a morale effect.
it's going to be the fact they feel more constrained.
they're going to feel like there is more oversight
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