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The FLSA’s Administrative Exemption from Overtime Pay

February 19, 2014

Under the Fair Labor Standards Act, a government employee is entitled to overtime pay after working 40 hours in a week, unless an exemption applies. If an exemption applies, the employee is said to be “exempt” and is not entitled … Continued

The FLSA’s Executive Exemption from Overtime Pay

December 18, 2013

Employees in “exempt” positions are not entitled to overtime pay, even if they work sixty hours or more in a single workweek. How does an employer determine whether a position is exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act? A position … Continued

Salaried Employees and the FLSA

October 30, 2013

Susan is a salaried employee and does not receive overtime pay no matter how many hours she works in a given workweek. Robert is a salaried employee and is paid overtime whenever he works more than 40 hours in a … Continued

The Mysteries of Comp Time Revealed

February 22, 2013

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires all employers to pay employees time-and-one-half their regular rate of pay for all hours over 40 that employees work in a given week, unless an employee satisfies the FLSA’s salary basis test and … Continued