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Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Overtime Rules (8/23/04)

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently released its much-anticipated revisions to the Fair Labor Standards Act's (FLSA) white-collar exemptions from overtime. The rules are effective August 23, 2004. The links below provide specific information about the revised rules.

Supervisor's Guide to the Fair Labor Standards Act (PDF) (Updated 10/04)
This Toolbox has been updated to include all recent DOL changes.
Fair Labor Standards Act (DOP Interpretive Bulletin) (10/01/04)
This Bulletin replaces policy DOP-P20 (Fair Labor Standards Act for Public Employees, 1/1/2000)
General Information About Recent FLSA Overtime Rule Changes
The United State Department of Labor (DOL) has eliminated the "long test" for determining if an employee is exempt from overtime, and has, instead, made a single test for each of the categories. This document summarizes this and other changes.
Revised White-Collar Exemptions Tests
This document gives step-by-step instructions for determining exemption under the new rules.
US Department of Labor's FairPay Overtime Initiative Website
The US Department of Labor has prepared this web site to help employers understand the Department's new FairPay rules that strengthen overtime protections.
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