Colleges Brace for Impact of Overtime Rule

D.L. Anderson for The Chronicle

Melissa Bard, associate vice chancellor for human resources at East Carolina U., said her institution is considering converting some full-time employees to nine- to 10-month contracts, or to fluctuating work weeks.
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Colleges are worried about how to cover the costs of overtime pay that dozens of coaches, counselors, and other employees may soon become entitled to under a new federal rule designed to ensure they're paid equitably.

The new law, a change to the...

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