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Casey Sipe

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First Steps in Tackling the Year of the FLSA

Posted by Casey Sipe on Sep 16, 2015 10:42:00 AM

A good friend recently commented that this is the year of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), and I couldn't agree more. By now, you’ve certainly read countless articles and blog posts discussing the recently proposed rulemaking that will more than double the minimum salary required for a worker to be classified as “exempt” under FLSA. Under the proposed rule, an employee will need to earn a minimum of $970 per week (or $50,440 per year) and meet the duties test in order to be exempt from overtime wages, increasing from $455 per week ($23,660 per year).

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Topics: Benefits, FMLA

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