Salary plus overtimeFollowing the big news about the overtime regulations overhaul, I’ve been fielding several calls from concerned HR professionals regarding the actual conversion of certain employees (paid less than $47,476) from exempt to non-exempt by December 1, 2016.  As I predicted, many employees are already voicing concerns about not being paid a salary (and thus, not

imageAs employers are scrambling to reclassify employees from salaried to hourly (I’ll use these terms, though I know you all know that really means exempt and non-exempt from the FLSA’s overtime and minimum wage requirements), many are going to be dealing with the aftermath of angry employees.  Why?  For the most part, tracking time and

DOL iphone-logoOn March 14, 2016, the Department of Labor submitted its “Defining and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Outside Sales, and Computer Employees” final proposed rule to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs.  Commonly referred to as the “white collar exemption”, the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) provides that all employees (subject to