Employee Classification: Florida

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Author: Phillip B. Russell, Ogletree Deakins


  • Employees that are exempt from the minimum wage under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) are also exempt from Florida's minimum wage. See Minimum Wage Exemptions.
  • Florida has no statutory provisions related to exempt or nonexempt classifications from overtime requirements. See Overtime.
  • Florida has a statutory overtime requirement for manual workers that is rarely used and has been declared unconstitutionally vague. See Overtime.