Moving On Up: Raising the Salary Threshold -- and Your Non-Exempt Employee Count
Employment Law Monthly - July 2015
By Deborah H. Share
Recently proposed federal labor regulations serve as an excellent reminder for employers to ensure that they are properly classifying their employees as "exempt" or "non-exempt" from overtime rules. They also serve as a heads-up to employers that federal law may soon broaden the scope of employees who qualify as non-exempt quite significantly. Here, we provide a brief refresher of what employers should already be doing, with an eye to the proposed future.