Effective December 1, 2016, new regulations from the US Department of Labor will raise the minimum salary for most employees exempt from the overtime requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) from $455 per week to $913 per week. This calculator can help an employer estimate the costs of different options for compensating employees who are currently classified as exempt but are paid a salary of less than $913 per week.
Several resources have been updated or added to reflect final regulations from the US Department of Labor (DOL) that will raise the minimum salary for an employee exempt from the overtime requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) from $23,660 to $47,476, effective December 1, 2016.
Three sections of the Employment Law Manual have been updated with details about the US Department of Labor's new guidance on joint employment under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act (MSPA).
On December 17, 2015, Seattle Mayor Edward B. Murray signed the Wage Theft Prevention and Harmonization Ordinance amending the municipality's current labor laws addressing paid sick and safe time, job assistance, wage theft and minimum wage. Several sections of the Employment Law Manual, three Quick Reference charts, and three poster landing pages have been updated. Additionally, two new landing pages and four new Legal Timetable entries have been added.
The Employment Law Manual has been updated and new entries have been added to the Legal Timetable to reflect the recent passage of local minimum wage ordinances in Lexington-Fayette County, Kentucky, and El Cerrito, California.
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