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By Erin Kilgore, Ed Hardin and Brian Carnie

Could a decision on the challenge to the U.S. Department of Labor’s new salary basis rule be coming soon? Employment Law360, a national, daily legal news service, reported this morning that a Texas Federal Judge would decide by Tuesday, November 22, whether to stop the new overtime rules from taking effect on December 1.

The Judge is hearing a suit by several states and business groups who are collectively trying to stop the new rule that raises the minimum salary to qualify for the exemption from the Federal minimum wage and overtime requirements. Stay tuned.