Department of Labor’s Big Change to Overtime Rules

Today, the Department of Labor increased the minimum salary threshold requirements for the overtime exemption under the FLSA.  Employees’ salaries who do not meet the new minimum thresholds will no longer be exempt from overtime and therefore also be required to be paid overtime compensation for hours worked in excess of 40 hours within a workweek.  The following article provides details on the changes and their ramifications.

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