4.7 million millennials would directly benefit from raising the overtime salary threshold to $50,440: Number of workers age 16–34 covered under current and proposed overtime salary threshold, 2014

Currently covered Covered under new threshold
Current threshold 1,960,000
New threshold 1,960,000 4,744,000 

The sample reflects salaried (nonhourly) workers who are subject to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). This excludes certain groups of workers such as the self-employed, most federal workers, religious workers, many agricultural workers, and many transportation workers.

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