Exempt or Non-Exempt?
The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is a federal law that protects employees by establishing standards for a minimum wage, overtime, recordkeeping, and youth employment. Every employee needs to be properly classified as exempt or nonexempt. Make sure you are in compliance!
Notice: The salary level threshold for white-collar exempt status is increasing to $684/week (from $455/week) on January 1, 2020.
- Classifying Your Workers, Part II: Exempt or Nonexempt (PDF): This slide set teaches you the basics about the Fair Labor Standards Act and how to determine which employees are exempt.
- FLSA FAQ (PDF): Contains details of the law, including exemptions and recordkeeping requirements.
- FLSA Compliance Guide (PDF): Walks you through a process of assessing compliance and making necessary adjustments.