Employee Classification: Wisconsin

Employee Classification requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Author: Nathan C. Johnson, Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP

Updating Author: Michael Cardman, XpertHR Legal Editor

Summary

  • Wisconsin follows its own unique standard for overtime exemptions. See Overtime Exemptions.
  • Some employees are exempt from Wisconsin's minimum wage requirements but not its overtime requirements. See Minimum Wage Exemptions.