The federal government doesn't impose a general requirement for employers to pay a fair salary to their employees. Though, it provides employees some protection via the FLSA requiring employers to pay for overtime work. It is very important for human resource (HR) professionals and managers to understand how the FLSA fits into the workplace.
Describe the exemptions from FLSA requirements? Under what conditions can employees are termed nonexempt and exempt from FLSA? Include in your discussion any requirement by the employer to pay or not pay overtime. Should any reference to minimum wage play a part in the discussion? describe why, or why not? Recognize specific jobs with FLSA exemptions.