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The FLSA’s Professional Duties Test – Part 1

August 13, 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 … Continued

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