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Another Obama Admin Labor Rule in Jeopardy

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The Washington Free Beacon speaks with Trey Kovacs on a judge's injunction of the overtime rule. 

Labor watchdogs and attorneys say the injunction will have an immediate impact on the legal scene that President-elect Donald Trump inherits from the Obama administration. Trey Kovacs, a labor policy expert at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, said the chances of winning a permanent injunction “are unlikely,” but a narrow exemption is within the realm of possibility.

“There are aspects of the rule that could get thrown out,” he told the Washington Free Beacon. “Nothing in the Fair Labor Standards Act gives DOL the authority to automatically adjust. That’s plainly not in the statute.”

Read the full article at The Washington Free Beacon