Wolf Proposal Would Restore 40-Hour Work Week and Fair Overtime Pay for 465,000 PA Salaried Workers

Stephen Herzenberg |

In June of 2018, Governor Tom Wolf issued a notice of his intention to restore guaranteed overtime pay for Pennsylvania salaried employees earning between about $24,000 and $48,000 when they work more than 40 hours in a week. This brief explains Governor Wolf’s proposed expansion of overtime pay for salaried employees and presents estimates of the number and share of workers who would benefit by county.