Why White Collar Exemptions Concerns May Be for Not. 

 

Remember all the fuss around the rise of salary thresholds for white-collar exemptions?  The fuss may have been for not.  The current Labor Secretary is pointing to a lower salary threshold.

Background: In order, not to pay an employees overtime, the employee must be paid a minimum salary threshold and perform exempt job duties.   
The previous Department of Labor [DOL] Secretary proposed to increase the white-collar salary threshold requirement to $47,000. 

A new Fifth Circuit Appeal Court has agreed to stay its decision challenging increase of the salary threshold.  Read the article on Bloomberg BNA:   https://www.bna.com/labor-department-continue-n73014471445/

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