Employee Classification: Wisconsin

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

Updating Author: Michael Cardman, XpertHR Legal Editor


  • 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.