Increasing Overtime Pay

By Melissa Mollet

Published 03/13 2014 05:30PM

Updated 03/13 2014 05:31PM

(NBC News)  President Obama has directed the Labor Department to change overtime rules. 

The change would make millions more workers eligible for time-and-a-half pay.

The president's request comes as he focuses more than ever on increasing worker pay, including a federal minimum wage hike. 

Still, for some businesses the new plan is creating more worry than ever about their bottom lines. 

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