EXEMPT / NON-EXEMPT STATUS UNDER THE FLSA

Total Exemption - Exemptions from the Definition of "Employee"

Exemptions - Minimum Wage, Overtime, Child Labor, and Recordkeeping

Exemptions - Minimum Wage, Overtime, and Child Labor

Exemptions - Minimum Wage and Overtime

Exemptions - Minimum Wage Only

Exemptions - Overtime Only

Focus on the White-Collar Exemptions

Salary Test

Duties Test

Other Types of White-Collar Exemptions

Caveat: Job Titles Do Not Make Employees Exempt

The Fair Labor Standards Act has many exemptions. Some exemptions are extremely broad, as in the case of exemptions from the definition of "employee". Others are more narrow, such as various exemptions from overtime pay. Still other exemptions apply to two or more protections normally afforded by the FLSA. On the following pages (see the links above) are the major categories of exemptions.

Go to the Employer Commissioner's Page
Go to the TWC Home Page