overtime exemptions

US Department of Labor Proposes Major Changes in FLSA Exemption Requirements

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On July 6, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor issued proposed changes to the current rules regarding exemptions from overtime pay requirements. If adopted, these new rules could significantly increase labor costs for both public and private sector employers. The new rules may also cause employers to rethink how work is performed.