More Maine workers can now receive overtime pay under new federal rule

According to James Myall, an analyst for the Maine Center for Economic Policy, who put together a state level calculation, roughly 3,000 Maine workers will be newly-covered under the Biden administration rule starting Monday and 23,000 more will be covered when the threshold rises again on Jan. 1, reaching a potential total of 26,000 Maine employees who will be impacted by the rule change in the coming year.

Click here to read the full story, first published July 1, 2024 in Maine Morning Star.