Jeffrey Ruzal Quoted in “Overtime Rule May Be Subject to Legal Challenges”

Jeffrey H. Ruzal, a Senior Counsel in the Employment, Labor & Workforce Management practice, in the firm’s New York office, was quoted by, in “Overtime Rule May Be Subject to Legal Challenges,” by Allen Smith.

Following is an excerpt:

In the meantime, Jeffrey Ruzal, an attorney with Epstein Becker Green in New York City, cautioned, “With the benefit of more than six months until the final rule takes effect, employers should not delay in self-auditing their workforce to determine whether any of their workers will fall short of qualifying [as exempt under] the final rule and then take the necessary steps to either increase workers’ salaries or convert them to nonexempt.”