What Does It Mean to Be Exempt From FLSA?

November 07, 2016
By Peter Friedmann
Unpaid Overtime lawyer Columbus Ohio
Being “exempt from the FLSA” means that an employee is not legally entitled to overtime pay, no matter how many hours he or she works. The federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) sets the laws for which workers qualify for extra hourly pay once they have worked 40 hours during a workweek. The FLSA laws also set the U.S. minimum wage, and state that children younger than 14 cannot work for wages unless certain conditions apply. (more…)
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