Overtime Rules Exemption Checklist with Job Duties Analysis Forms
In May 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and its Wage and Hour Division (WHD) released the final revised overtime rule, which increases the minimum salary threshold for overtime exemptions from $455 per week to $913 per week. Additionally, the new rule increases the minimum exempt salary for highly compensated workers from $100,000 per year to $134,004.
According to previous DOL estimates, over 70 percent of employers are not in full compliance with wage and hour laws, including existing overtime exemption regulations. Non-compliance with overtime regulations can result in fines, back pay, front pay, loss of overtime exemptions, damages, and penalties ranging from up to $1,100 per non-willful violation and up to $10,000 for each willful violation.
To help our valued customers demonstrate compliance with the DOL’s revised overtime regulations (29 CFR Part 541), Personnel Concepts has revised its exclusive and easy-to-use Overtime Exemption Checklist Forms, which help employers correctly determine if an employee is exempt or non-exempt from overtime under the final rule based on their job duties and salary level. Co-developed by an attorney, these checklists are available in packs of 10 and include plain language instructions.
You will also receive a FREE pack of 10 Job Duties Analysis Forms, which can be used alongside the Overtime Exemption Checklists. These forms document each employee’s actual job duties, which is essential to determining whether they qualify as exempt from overtime.