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Employers welcome delay of Department of Labor overtime rule

On November 22, a federal judge in Texas issued a preliminary injunction against the Department of Labor’s (DOL) overtime rule that was set to go into effect December 1. It would have doubled the current threshold under which employees must be paid overtime.

This means the implementation deadline will not be enforced and employers do not need to comply by December 1. Read more.

Cast your vote for Cleveland's progress

A "YES" vote on Issue32 proposal would approve a 0.5 percent City of Cleveland income tax increase providing funds to our city to enhance services, and grow and develop our neighborhoods.

It also will lessen the impact of other revenue cuts recently imposed on Cleveland. Read more.

The Greater Cleveland Partnership also is urging a “YES” vote on Issue 108, a four-year renewal of the 15-mill operating levy that supports the Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD) with 1 mill set aside for partnering with high-quality charter schools.

Levy funds will provide four more years of financial support for The Cleveland Plan, Mayor Frank Jackson's blueprint for positively transforming the delivery and impact of education for Cleveland’s K-12 students. Read more.