Posts Tagged ‘overtime’

The New Overtime Rule is Here and Effective January 1, 2020

Wednesday, September 25th, 2019

On Tuesday, September 25, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor released the final rule raising the minimum salary an employee must make to be exempt from overtime and, as a result, making more salaried employee eligible for overtime compensation. The rule may be found here. The changes to the rule closely track the proposed rule […]

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, Part 2: Some Examples

Friday, July 18th, 2014

In previous blog posts, I discussed the executive and administrative exemptions to the Fair Labor Standards Act rule that an employee is entitled to overtime pay after working 40 hours in a week. When an exemption applies, the position is said to be “exempt” and the employee is not entitled to overtime pay even at […]