Increases the Minimum Salary to Qualify as Exempt from Overtime Requirements
WASHINGTON, D.C., May 19, 2016 – On May 17, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a new rule for the nation’s overtime regulation. According to the DOL, the rule will serve to:
The DOL notes that under the rule, employers will be required to raise the salaries of employees to or above the salary level to maintain their exempt status, pay overtime in addition to the employee’s current salary when necessary or evaluate and realign hours and staff workload.
ASA members are encouraged to review these rule changes relative to their businesses prior to Dec. 1, 2016, when the final rule takes effect. For more information, please click here.
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Contact: ASA Washington, D.C. Office
For Release: Immediate
News Bulletin 16.22
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