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07.13.2016   |   Articles / Publications

Burr Alert: The Fluctuating Workweek Method of Complying With The FLSA

In light of the announced change in the minimum salary required to maintain salary exempt status under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), many employers are considering the adoption of the Fluctuating Workweek (FWW) method of compensating non-exempt employees on a salaried basis.

This article will briefly outline the FWW method of compensation as a means to conform to the FLSA for non-exempt employees after the minimum salary requirement goes into effect for exempt employees (currently scheduled for December 1, 2016).

FLUCTUATING WORKWEEK
The fluctuating workweek (“FWW”) method of paying non-exempt employees has been recognized as a valid approach since the Supreme Court decision in Overnight Motor Transp. Co. v. Missel, 316 U.S. 572, (1942).

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