You may be exempt, but your company is not exempt from FLSA requirements.
Classifying employees incorrectly as "exempt" instead of "non-exempt" can create significant potential liability. People may claim they should have been considered non-exempt, eligible for overtime, and sue for the difference. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) provides detailed guidelines that must be followed for the proper classification of employees. The Department of Labor (DOL) continues its aggressive crackdown on employers for improper classification of workers as ex