• Six Options for Complying with New DOL FLSA Salary Rules
  • September 18, 2015 | Author: Ronald W. Flowers
  • Law Firm: Burr & Forman LLP - Birmingham Office
  • It is rare for an employee’s salary to double with one raise, yet, under the Department of Labor’s (DOL's) proposed rule, employers will need to double some employees’ salaries to continue to pay them salaries without overtime. By now, everyone has heard of the Department of Labor’s proposed rule increasing the required weekly salary to $970 per week, or $50,440.00 annually, for employees to be exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act’s (FLSA’s) overtime provisions under most of the “white collar” exemptions.