The U.S. Court of Appeals upheld the Labor Department's action.
“Let’s put our money where our mouths are," Rep. Luis Gutiérrez said.
Middle-income workers with few managerial responsibilities now will be fairly compensated.
The Labor Department found companies mislabeled payments as reimbursements.
The HHS agency is accused of violating the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Regulations granting workers minimum wage and overtime rights hang in the balance.
The salary threshold for overtime pay was last raised 10 years ago.
The Labor secretary said he is using "every tool" to combat wage inequality.
The president offered few details of exactly how the rules will be changed.
Earlier Obama announced a plan to expand those eligible for overtime pay.
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The rules will have a negative impact on many of the employees they were intended to help.
The rule will raise the salary threshold for overtime eligibility from $23,660 to $50,440.
New moves signal a sharp left turn from President Obama on economic issues.
The Supreme Court is taking up the appeal of a $5.8 million judgment against Tyson Foods.
Judges appeared sympathetic to making workers eligible for wage protections.
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A rule expanding the sphere of eligible workers would not be finalized until 2015, at the earliest.
President Obama touted his efforts to boost overtime pay for millions of workers.
Business groups and congressional Republicans are blasting regs Obama will announce Thursday.
The action can be accomplished without congressional action, a left-leaning think tank argues.
Sen. Jeanne Shaheen said the GAO should investigate claims workers were paid for no work.
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