6.9 million women would directly benefit from raising the overtime salary threshold to $50,440: Number of women and moms covered under current and proposed overtime salary threshold, 2014

Group Women without children Women with children
Currently covered 1,831,000 1,016,000
Newly covered 4,506,000  2,402,000
Total covered 6,337,000 3,418,000

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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