Employee Classification: Montana

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Author: Jason Ritchie and William Dabney, Holland & Hart, LLP


  • Montana's law regarding classification of employees for minimum wage and overtime purposes is similar to the requirements of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) regarding executive, professional, administrative, and outside sales employees. There are additional minimum wage and overtime exemptions that differ from the FLSA. See Minimum Wage and Overtime Exemptions.
  • There are significant additional exemptions and exclusions from the Montana overtime law that differ from the FLSA. See Overtime-Only Exemptions.