March 12, 2014 6:49 PM

President Obama’s plan to make more workers eligible for overtime pay could be a seismic shift

The president is expected to ask the U.S. Department of Labor on Thursday for revisions to the Fair Labor Standards Act. The reclassification of employees from “exempt” for overtime pay to “nonexempt” would affect fast-food shift managers, certain computer workers and others who have been considered salaried workers ineligible for overtime pay.

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