Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

What is FLSA?

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is the federal wage and hour law administered by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). It impacts employees in both the private and public sectors by establishing minimum wage, overtime pay, recordkeeping, and youth employment standards. 

What's New? 

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has issued a final rule increasing the new minimum salary level required for executive, administrative, and professional exemptions from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) from $35,568 per year to $43,888 per year, effective July 1, 2024. 

What's Next?

This new ruling impacts a small population of WSU employees. Human Resources will work directly with managers to notify any employees who are impacted no later than June 2024. 

FLSA Resources


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