Posts Tagged ‘exemptions from overtime’

The FLSA’s Professional Exemption – Part 2: The Computer Professional

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

This is the final post in my series about exemptions to the Fair Labor Standards Act’s requirement that employees be paid a premium time-and-one-half overtime wage for hours over 40 in a workweek. There are three types of exemptions: the executive exemption (discussed here), the administrative exemption (discussed here and here) and the professional exemption. […]

The FLSA’s Professional Duties Test – Part 1

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

The FLSA’s Professional Duties Test – Part 1 The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) generally requires that employers pay employees a time-and-half premium wage for hours worked past 40 in a workweek. Many employees are not entitled to this premium overtime pay, however, because they are “exempt.” In previous blog posts here, here and here, […]

The FLSA’s Administrative Exemption from Overtime Pay

Wednesday, February 19th, 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 to overtime pay even at 60 or 80 hours worked in a week. Positions are […]

The FLSA’s Executive Exemption from Overtime Pay

Wednesday, December 18th, 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 is exempt from the FLSA’s overtime rules if it meets three requirements: the position is […]