Tag: nonexempt

Question: Is an employer obligated to maintain an annual salary for an employee if a position is changed from exempt to non-exempt after being hired? Answer: Provided there is no collective bargaining agreement setting the rates of pay and pay schedules or no employment contract in place expressly obligating certain levels of compensation or benefits for…

Question: Please provide information regarding the new minimum wage just announced by the White House and to whom it applies. Answer: Here is the basic information as outlined in the President’s Executive Order announced February 12, 2014 and the White House Fact Sheet (both links are available below if you need more information): The minimum wage for…

Question: We are an employer in North Carolina.  Can we add hours to a 40 hour a week non-exempt employee’s hours by having her submit a 1099 for the additional hours per week (additional 4 hours)?  The additional hours would be paid for by a state government grant. If not, how can we pay her…