HR Tip of the Week

HR Tip of the Week

HR Tip of the Week:  New Overtime Rule Proposed

The US Department of Labor has proposed an increase in the minimum annual salary for exempt status from $23,660 to $35,308. If enacted, a large number of employees will be newly qualified for overtime pay. Although the rule is not in effect, employers should audit their exempt and non-exempt workforces now to determine whether to alter job duties for re-classification, mitigate hours worked, or increase wages to exceed minimum requirement for exemption in lieu of paying overtime. Learn more…



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