At its core, the purpose of electing officials is to allow the voters to hold those they elect accountable for their actions while in office. If the voters do not like the job the elected representative is doing, they can choose to vote for someone else in the next election. If the voters are generally satisfied with the job performed, they will, presumably, reelect the incumbent.
On July 6, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor issued proposed changes to the current rules regarding exemptions from overtime pay requirements. If adopted, these new rules could significantly increase labor costs for both public and private sector employers. The new rules may also cause employers to rethink how work is performed.