Gov. Wolf Vetoes Resolution Blocking New State Overtime Regulations
The Senate last week passed House Concurrent Regulatory Review Resolution #1 in a party line vote- Republicans supporting– blocking new state overtime rules from taking effect and sent the resolution to the Governor for his action.
On May 29, Gov. Wolf vetoed the resolution saying the General Assembly failed to comply with the Regulatory Review Act as it considered the resolution and took its actions beyond the deadlines established in that law. Read more here.
Barring an override attempt by the Senate and House and further legal action, the Department of Labor and Industry new overtime regulation will go into effect following publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin.
The regulations expand the eligibility for overtime to 143,000 new workers in the state. Read more here.