Number of fathers, mothers, and their children covered under current and proposed overtime salary thresholds, 2014

Covered under $455 per week Covered under $933 per week
Mothers 1,017,000 3,419,000
Fathers 666,000 2,885,000
Children (under 18) 3,600,000 12,780,000

Note: 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.

Source: Economic Policy Institute analysis of Current Population Survey Outgoing Rotation Group microdata

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