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Once More, With Feeling: Proposed Increase to Minimum Salary for Highly Compensated Employees

May 6, 2019 Worker Classification

As previously reported, the U.S. Department of Labor issued a proposed rule addressing exemptions for bona fide executive, administrative, professional, and outside sales employees (the “white-collar” exemptions”) under the Fair Labor Standards Act. Presuming the rule goes into effect, the new minimum salary threshold for these employees will be $35,308 per year (or…

Let’s Try this Again: Department of Labor Proposes Salary Increases for White-Collar Exemptions

March 8, 2019 Worker Classification

Please note: This post has been updated to reflect a corrected annual minimum salary threshold of $35,308 which represents a nearly $12,000 per year increase from the current salary requirement of $23,660. The U.S. Department of Labor issued a much-anticipated proposed rule addressing the “white-collar” exemptions for the Fair Labor…