Do you know which of your employees are exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime pay requirement? Have you recently done an exemption audit to ensure all employees who are classified as exempt still meet the requirements?
Let’s look at the primary overtime exemption categories, with a brief summary of what each one entails.
FLSA Exemptions 101
First, the “exempt” classification means that an employee who meets exemption qualifications does not have to be paid overtime, regardless of how many hours the individual works in a given workweek.
There are entire groups of employees who