Number of mothers, fathers, and children newly covered by updated overtime salary threshold, by demographic, 2014

Covered under $455 Covered under $933 Newly covered under $933
Mothers 1,017,000 3,419,000 2,402,000
Fathers 666,000 2,885,000 2,219,000
Children (under 18) 3,600,000 12,780,000 9,179,000

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: EPI analysis of the U.S. Department of Labor's Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (2015) and Current Population Survey Merged Outgoing Rotation Group microdata (CPS MORG)

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