This week, twenty-one states including Texas filed a complaint in federal court against the Department of Labor over its new rule on the white collar exemptions to the Fair Labor Standards Act. ┬áThe complaint alleges that at the new rule exceeds the Obama Administration’s power, and seeks declaratory and injunctive relief against the new rule, which is to take effect December 1st and which would double the salary threshold for the white-collar exemptions. ┬áThe case was filed in Sherman, Texas, and has been assigned to U.S. District Judge Amos Mazzano III.