Two former employees of Anthem Inc. claim the Indianapolis-based health insurer set work quotas so high that it was impossible to meet them in a 40-hour week, forcing them to work unpaid overtime. Anthem declined to comment.
A federal court on Tuesday blocked implementation of a rule imposed by President Barack Obama's administration that would have made an estimated 4 million more higher-earning workers across the country eligible for overtime pay.
The states sued the U.S. Department of Labor on Tuesday over a new rule that would make about 4 million higher-earning workers eligible for overtime pay, slamming the measure as inappropriate federal overreach by the Obama Administration.
An estimated 87,000 Hoosier workers will be affected by the change, which means companies could be making significant workforce investments as they weigh expensive compliance choices.