Employee Classification: North Dakota

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The below content should be reviewed in conjunction with the in-depth federal coverage of this topic provided above.

Authors: Joel Fremstad and Lynn Block, Fremstad Law


  • North Dakota's minimum wage and overtime exemptions are similar to those of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) in many respects. However, there are several differences that require special attention. See Minimum Wage Exemptions and Overtime Exemptions.
  • Where North Dakota's requirements diverge from those of the federal government, employers must comply with the requirements that favor their employees.