AHLA is main coalition efforts with the Partnership to Shield Office Alternative, a enterprise coalition that opposes the DOL rule, and in March AHLA led an trade letter to Congress in help of laws that might overturn the rule.

WASHINGTON – American Lodge & Lodging Affiliation (AHLA) Interim President & CEO Kevin Carey issued the next assertion at this time after the Division of Labor (DOL) launched its last extra time rule to boost the minimal wage threshold beneath which all staff have to be paid extra time for any hours labored over 40 in per week.

“This rule is a part of a rising record of aggressive federal regulatory efforts which are making it even more durable for hoteliers to function their companies on this difficult surroundings. The impacts of this regulation will threat the elimination of jobs and make it tougher for workers to pursue the present pathways to success and profession development that the trade affords,” stated AHLA Interim President & CEO Kevin Carey. “We worry many hoteliers can have no possibility apart from to eradicate managerial jobs which are long-established paths to development. AHLA is reviewing all obtainable choices, together with litigation, for defeating this ill-advised regulation.”


DOL’s extra time rule would enhance the wage threshold for workers to qualify as salaried govt, administrative, {and professional} staff who’re exempt from extra time pay necessities beneath the Truthful Labor Requirements Act.

The rule is a part of a wave of current federal efforts making it more durable for hoteliers to do enterprise that additionally contains laws to find out joint-employment and staff’ independent-contractor standing.

Beneath the brand new extra time rule, the wage threshold will likely be elevated from the present $35,568 to $43,888 on July 1, 2024, after which to $58,656 on January 1, 2025. The primary enhance is predicated on the division’s present methodology for setting the edge, whereas the second enhance makes use of the division’s new methodology of setting the edge to the thirty fifth percentile of weekly earnings of full-time salaried staff within the lowest-wage Census area.

This rule comes after DOL elevated the minimal wage threshold by greater than 50% to $35,568 simply 4 years in the past.

Vicky Karantzavelou

Vicky is the co-founder of TravelDailyNews Media Community the place she is the Editor-in Chief. She can be liable for the every day operation and the monetary coverage. She holds a Bachelor’s diploma in Tourism Enterprise Administration from the Technical College of Athens and a Grasp in Enterprise Administration (MBA) from the College of Wales.

She has a few years of each tutorial and industrial expertise inside the journey trade. She has written/edited quite a few articles in numerous tourism magazines.


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