NAWRB Responds to Proposed Rule on Overtime Eligibility

The Honorable Thomas E. Perez
Secretary, Department of Labor
Frances Perkins Building
200 Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20210

The Honorable Dr. David Weil
Administrator, Wage and Hour Division
Department of Labor
Frances Perkins Building
200 Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20210

Re: National Association of Women in Real Estate Businesses (NAWRB) Comments:
“Defining and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Outside Sales and Computer Employees; Proposed Rule and Request for Comment”

Dear Secretary Perez and Administrator Weil,

Thank you for the opportunity to provide comments on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) focusing on increasing the overtime eligibility for millions of Americans who are currently classified as exempt workers.

The National Association of Women in Real Estate Businesses (NAWRB) is the most visible women’s trade association specializing in the housing economy. NAWRB is dedicated to providing women the tools and opportunities for economic growth and expansion, while advocating and promoting women-owned businesses in housing. We are the only third-party industry-specific certifier of Women-Owned Businesses (WOB) and Minority Women-Owned Businesses (MWOB) in the housing economy.

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