National Restaurant Association Praises Delay of Overtime Rule

September 22, 2016

The National Restaurant Association issued a statement of support for the House introduction of the Regulatory Relief for Small Businesses, Schools, and Nonprofits Act (H.R. 6094), by Congressman Tim Walberg (R-MI). The bipartisan legislation will allow a six-month delay in the effective date of the Department of Labor’s overtime rule.

“We thank Congressman Walberg for his continued leadership on this bipartisan effort to bring much needed relief to America’s one million restaurants. Restaurants operate on extremely thin margins with low profits per employee and little room to absorb added costs. The Department of Labor’s overtime overhaul will force many Main Street businesses