Employee Classification: Minnesota
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Angela Rud, formerly of Lathrop GPM
- Several types of workers are exempt from Minnesota's minimum wage and overtime requirements. See Minimum Wage and Overtime Exemptions.
The salary basis test and duties tests for executive, administrative, professional and outside sales employees in Minnesota are similar but not identical to those of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). See The Salary Basis Test; Executive Employees; Administrative Employees; Professional Employees; and Outside Salespersons.