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By Don Ogle 

Labor law workshop


Local employers and bookkeeping professionals were invited to an informational workshop Wednesday, where they were given a rundown on new overtime rules that will go into effect in December.

Sponsored by the Cheyenne County Chamber of Commerce and hosted by Sidney Regional Medical Center, the event gave employers a look at new provisions under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FSLA). The changes are the result of a 2014 order by President Obama to the Labor Department to revise federal overtime laws.

The new rule, intended to boost low and middle-income wages, was announced in June of last year...

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