April 29, 2024 • News

Salary Level Increases for Exempt Employees Set by USDOL 

The U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) has issued a final rule on Defining and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Outside Sales, and Computer Employees, amending the current regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), increasing the standard salary level for exempt employees and the total annual compensation requirement for highly compensated employees (HCE) as follows:

The final rule takes effect July 1, 2024. For more information on executive, administrative and professional (EAP) exemptions from minimum wage and overtime protections, see the USDOL webpage, Final Rule: Restoring and Extending Overtime Protections.