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- Massachusetts' overtime and minimum wage exemptions, while similar to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) in many respects, are not identical. See Minimum Wage Exemptions and Overtime Exemptions.
- Where state law is silent on an exemption, federal precedent will be used to instruct on the potential exemption. See Role of Federal Precedent.