FLSA Overtime Rule Changes
- View the Web Time Entry - Employee Guide.
- View the Web Time Entry - Approver Guide.
- View the 2016 payroll calendar.
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Hourly Employee Travel Time Pay Guidelines
Training Sessions Available
What the Rule Change Means
- The salary threshold to be considered an Exempt (salaried) employee, and therefore exempt from overtime regulations under FLSA, is increasing from $23,660 annually to $47,476 annually.
- Businesses must be compliant with this new salary threshold on or before Dec. 1, 2016.
- More from the DOL: https://www.dol.gov/featured/overtime/
- Regardless of the salary amount, a work type and responsibilities test will be applied to determine exemption status.
- Certain stipulations apply to positions in institutions of higher education that will be reviewed.
- Aug. 15, 2016 – Department heads will receive notice letters for their employees that will be changing from salaried to hourly. Department heads should meet with their employees to discuss the change.
- September and October - The Office of Human Resources will be hosting live weekly training sessions for employees and managers to discuss the transition. (See dates below.)
- Nov. 1, 2016 – Notified employees will change from salaried to hourly.
- Dec. 1, 2016 – FLSA compliance deadline is met.