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Central Florida workers now eligible for overtime pay under new regulations

Workers now eligible for overtime pay under new regulations

Thousands of Central Florida workers now eligible for overtime pay under new regulations. The White House finalized a rule Wednesday that requires salaried workers that make less than $47,476 to be paid overtime if they work more than 40 hours a week. This more than doubles the old standard. Restaurants, retailers, and hotels will likely be impacted the most. The rules go into effect Dec. 1, 2016.

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Fed appeals courts disagree on legality of Obamacare subsidies

BREAKING: A federal appeals court has just ruled that most ‪‎Obamacare‬ subsidies are illegal proving just how unworkable the President’s healthcare law is for the American people. In a dramatic split decision, two federal appellate panels on Tuesday disagreed on whether billions of dollars of government subsidies that helped 4.7 million people buy insurance on HealthCare.gov are legal. A panel of federal appeals court that covers Washington, D.C., ruled 2-1 that the subsidies are illegal. But about two hours later, a panel from the Fourth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 3-0 in a separate case that the subsidies are legal. The split could mean the cases would soon land at the U.S. Supreme Court. In the D.C. circuit case, the panel said such subsidies can be granted only to people who bought insurance in an Obamacare exchange run by an individual state or the District of Columbia—not on the ...

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