Small Business Virtual Roundtable on Upcoming Overtime Regulations – March 25, 2022
The Office of Advocacy, an independent office within the U.S. Small Business Administration, is holding a virtual roundtable to hear directly from small businesses about upcoming regulatory changes to the Overtime Regulations at the Department of Labor (DOL). This Small Business Virtual Roundtable on Upcoming Overtime Regulations will take place on Friday, March 25, 2022 from 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. (EST). This meeting will be held using the MS Teams platform.
Please RSVP via email to Janis.Reyes@sba.gov. A meeting link will be provided to you.
Introductory Remarks – 2:00 p.m. – 2:10 p.m.
Janis Reyes, Assistant Chief Counsel, SBA Office of Advocacy DOL Representatives DOL representatives will not be presenting a particular proposal. The agency’s goal is to listen, engage the public, and to hear from many voices who could be impacted by changes to these regulations.
Input from Interested Small Entities – 2:10 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Adjourn – 3:30 p.m.
DOL’s Wage and Hour Division previously announced that it is reviewing the regulations that implement the Fair Labor Standards Act’s (FLSA) minimum wage and overtime exemptions for bona fide executive, administrative, and professional employees. DOL representatives will not be presenting a particular proposal. DOL’s goal is to listen, engage the public, and to hear from many voices who could be impacted by changes in these regulations. DOL is also holding a series of listening sessions to hear diverse views of participants on revisions to the Overtime regulations. Advocacy and DOL have held many roundtables on this topic across administrations over the last 8 years. Advocacy has also submitted comment letters to DOL with small business feedback on this issue.
Roundtable meetings are open to all interested persons, except the press, in order to facilitate an open and frank discussion about issues of interest to small business. Agendas and presentations are available to all, including the press. Anyone who would like to receive roundtable agendas or presentations, or be included in the regular distribution, should contact: Janis.Reyes@sba.gov. The purpose of this meeting is to exchange opinions, facts, and information and to obtain the attendees’ individual views and opinions regarding regulatory and policy issues affecting small business. The meetings are not intended to communicate or achieve any consensus positions of the attendees.