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AMSA Continues Pressure to Repeal Obama Overtime Rule
On Aug. 31, a federal judge put an end
to the Obama overtime regulation that
would have dramatically raised the salary threshold used to determine which
employees are exempt from overtime
rules. The rule would have required
employers to pay overtime to most
salaried workers who earn less than

$47,476 annually, which is a dramatic
increase from the current standard of
$23,660 per year.
While the U.S. Department of
Justice does not plan to appeal this
decision, the Department of Labor
collected public comments on
the issue to shape its approach to

overtime regulations in the future.
Working through two pro-business
coalitions, AMSA has submitted
comments on the matter. AMSA
continues to support overtime regulations that give businesses certainty
and maximum flexibility to shape
their workforce.

Tax Reform Proposals Eliminate Moving Expense Deduction
Both proposals eliminate the
Moving Expense Deduction, which
opposes AMSA's position on the
issue. AMSA mobilized its membership-in considerable numbers-to
contact elected officials in support of
retaining the deduction.
AMSA will continue to monitor
other important items in the tax

proposals-including a reduced the
corporate tax rate and increased
bonus depreciation-to keep its
membership updated on this evolving reform effort.

JANUARY | FEBRUARY 2018

On Nov. 16, the House of
Representatives passed H.R. 1, the Tax
Cuts and Jobs Act, by a vote margin
of 227-205. On Dec. 2, the Senate
approved its version by a margin of
51-49. Because the chambers have
passed different versions of the bill, the
differences must be resolved through a
conference committee.

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Direction January/February 2018

FROM THE PRESIDENT
INDUSTRY NEWS
WHAT’S NEW AT AMSA
AMSA PARTNER PROFILES
Generations on the Move
Forecasting the Future
WASHINGTON WATCH
FAST FACTS
ADVERTISERS’ INDEX
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Direction January/February 2018 - FROM THE PRESIDENT
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