Tag: federal overtime requirements

Department of Labor Issues Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to Update Overtime Regulations On March 7, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a proposed rule to update and revise Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) white collar exemptions by raising the salary level for an exemption from $455 per week ($23,660 annually) to $679 per…

Question: How should a Texas company pay exempt-level employees for project work after hours: by the hour or in a bonus format? Answer: Because the employees are exempt from overtime for their regular jobs with the company and they are volunteering to do this project after hours, the company has discretion as to how to…