DOL Issues Final Overtime Regs
The U.S. Department of Labor announced this morning that final overtime rules have been issued. They will become effective January 1, 2020.
- raising the “standard salary level” from the currently enforced level of $455 to $684 per week (equivalent to $35,568 per year for a full-year worker);
- raising the total annual compensation level for “highly compensated employees (HCE)” from the currently-enforced level of $100,000 to $107,432 per year;
- allowing employers to use nondiscretionary bonuses and incentive payments (including commissions) that are paid at least annually to satisfy up to 10 percent of the standard salary level, in recognition of evolving pay practices; and
- revising the special salary levels for workers in U.S. territories and in the motion picture industry.
Read the press release at https://www.dol.gov/newsroom/releases/whd/whd20190924
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