Salary Basis Test
It is not yet clear whether the 2020 regulations that were repealed now revert back to previous versions or if they are repealed entirely.
The US Department of Labor (DOL) intends to "update and modernize" its regulations for the Davis-Bacon Act (DBA), which establishes minimum wages and working conditions for workers on federal public works contracts.
Under amended regulations adopted by the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries (L&I), the minimum salary level or fee basis for executive, administrative and professional will increase sharply over the next eight years.
Under proposed regulations, the minimum salary for many overtime-exempt employees in Colorado would increase to $42,500 on July 1, 2020, and then go up another $3,000 per year over the next five years.
Michigan may join Pennsylvania, Washington and other states where overtime-exempt workers will need to be paid more than the $35,568 minimum salary required by federal regulations taking effect January 1, 2020.
The US Department of Labor announced today that it will raise the minimum threshold for mandatory overtime pay to $35,568 from its current level of $23,660. The change is effective January 1, 2020.
News: HR guidance on complying with the salary basis test of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and state wage and hour laws.
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