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Additional Civil Rights

May 20, 2016

New Federal Regulations Expand Overtime Pay Guidelines

This week, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) released new regulations expanding the number of workers who qualify for overtime pay. Starting this December, under the new overtime rules, salaried workers are eligible for overtime pay if they are paid $47,476 a year or less. The new rules also require the salary threshold to be…

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State Legislation & Policy

May 16, 2016

NCLR Advocating for Several CA LGBT Rights Bills

The National Center for Lesbian Rights, as we do every year, is working hard to pass legislation to advance LGBT rights and protect LGBT individuals in California. This year we are co-sponsoring, along with Equality California, two first of their kind in the nation bills. One would prohibit taxpayer funds from being used for travel…

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