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New Labor Rules Hit Salaried Workers

Farm employers are not required to pay time-and-a-half for overtime farm work, but they must pay for every hour worked at normal pay rates unless a salary exceeds $913 per week ($47,476 per year). (DTN file photo)
For the first time, many "white-collar" farm jobs may need compensation when hours exceed 40 per week. However, farm employers don't need to pay time-and-a-half for farm work.

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