b'YOUR TOOLKIT FOR BUILDING EXCELENCEEffective January 1, 2020, employees will be eligible for overtime pay if they make less than $684 per weekrule also contains a few other changes that hadYour labor and employment counsel can offer some been predicted, such as a modest increase to theoptions, which could include adjusting an affected salary threshold applicable to highly compensatedemployees salary to meet the new threshold, or employees (from $100,000 per year to $107,432reclassifying the employee to non-exempt status per year, of which $684 must be paid weekly). and paying overtime. Another step would be to So what are your next steps as an employer inreview other currently exempt positions that you response to this announcement? First, determinemay be hiring for in the near future, which also if you have any currently exempt employees whosecould be impacted by this new rule. overtime eligibility may be affected by this changeAttorneys from Auman Mahan + Furrys Labor and to the salary thresholdi.e., do you have exemptEmployment Practice Group are ready to assist employers employees making less than $684 week or $35,568as they respond to todays announcement from the DOL. per year? If the answer is yes, the second step wouldUse your NFBA Legal Services Plan and reach AM+F be to determine how your organization wants toattorneys Gary Auman, Steve Watring, Amy Mitchell, address the issue as to each affected employee.or Matt Bakota at 937-223-6003.FRAME BUILDER - NOV2019 / 21'