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by H2R CPA Team
On May 18, 2016, the US Department of Labor issued a Final Rule updating the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) salary level above which certain white collar workers may be exempt from overtime pay requirements (time and one-half) when working more than 40 hours per week.
Important features of the Final Rule are as follows:
The Department estimates that the Final Rule will automatically extend overtime pay eligibility to 4.2 million workers. Organizations may ensure compliance for those employees affected by the Final Rule in a number of ways. Some options for employers include:
For more detailed information, see the US Department of Labor publication, “Guidance for Private Employers on Changes to the White Collar Exemptions in the Final Rule.”
At H2R CPA, we can assist you in ways to strategically plan for how to minimize the costs of this change. If you need help in addressing this challenging regulation, contact us at 412-391-2920 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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