Letter to DOL Regarding Proposal to Raise Salary Threshold for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Outside Sales, and Computer Employees Exemptions from Overtime Requirements
The National Stone, Stand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) submits these comments on the Department of Labor’s (DOL or the Department) proposal to raise the salary threshold for the executive, administrative, professional, outside sales, and computer employee exemptions from the overtime requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). NSSGA represents the aggregates and industrial sand industry, with over 9,000 facilities and more than 100,000 employees in high-paying jobs. As a signatory, NSSGA strongly supports the comments filed by the Partnership to Protect Workplace Opportunity (PPWO). The comments below provide supplementary information on how the proposed rule impacts our industry and our ability to supply the billions of tons of construction materials needed to build and maintain our infrastructure and communities.