The Department of Labor (DOL) released its final rule on overtime pay
this week, and the takeaway for higher education is that campuses could
be in store for a difficult time in the coming months. We will be
working to help our institutions understand the costs and administrative
complexities of implementing these changes, even as we continue to
press for improvements to the new rule, which goes into effect Dec. 1.
Also, I hope you have had a chance to take a look at our issue brief on
the Obama administration’s new guidance on transgender students we sent
on Tuesday. I have an overview of that issue below.