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NRF addresses nation’s overtime rules

David French,senior vice president for government relations for The National Retail Federation' (NRF) addressed the Department of Labor’s final rule expanding overtime pay eligibility.

“We applaud the Department of Labor for adopting a reasonable, thoughtful approach to updating the nation’s overtime rules. This move brings overtime eligibility up to speed with today’s economy. Just as important, it provides regulatory certainty for American retailers while promoting upward mobility and workplace flexibility for employees,” said French.

NRF also sent a letter to the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions expressing strong support for the nomination of Eugene Scalia to be the next Secretary of Labor.

Originally posted Friday, Sep. 27, 2019