As of January 1, staffers must earn $35,568 to be exempt from “white collar” overtime pay exemptions. That’s almost a 50% increase in the salary threshold and it’s just one of the changes the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has made to the Fair Labor Standards Act’s overtime requirements.
Unless you’re prepared, “taking care of business” could suddenly have a devastating impact on your budget and compliance status.
Reserve your space now for expert guidance from Corey Walton, US DOL Wage/Hour Division.
Corey Walton has been with the U.S. Department of Labor/Wage-Hour Division since 1997. He spent 15 years as an investigator investigating hundreds of cases under several laws including the Davis-Bacon and Related Acts, the Service Contract Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, and the Family Medical Leave Act. Over the past seven years, Corey has served as the Community Outreach & Resource Planning Specialist (CORPS) in Wage and Hour’s Minneapolis District Office. In that capacity, Corey spends most of his time organizing and conducting DOL educational and training events throughout the states of Wisconsin and Minnesota.