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Department of Labor ( DOL ) RIN:  1235-AA11
Wage and Hour Division ( WHD ) Publication:  201404
Title:  Defining and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Outside Sales, and Computer Employees
Abstract:  The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) section 13(a)(1) provides a minimum wage and overtime exemption for any employee employed in a bona fide executive, administrative, professional capacity, or in the capacity of an outside salesperson. President Barack Obama issued a memorandum to the Secretary of Labor on March 13, 2014, directing the Secretary to modernize and streamline the existing overtime regulations for executive, administrative, and professional employees. The Department of Labor last updated these regulations in 2004.
Priority:  Economically SignificantAgenda Stage of Rulemaking:  Proposed Rule
Major:  YesUnfunded Mandates:  Undetermined
CFR Citation: 29 CFR 541  (To search for a specific CFR, visit the Code of Federal Regulations )  
Legal Authority:  Fair Labor Standards Act 29 USC 213(a)(1)
Legal Deadline: None
  Action   Date   FR Cite
 NPRM    11/00/2014      
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Business; Governmental Jurisdictions; OrganizationsGovernment Levels Affected: Federal; Local; State; Tribal
Federalism: No
Energy Affected: No
Agency Contact: Mary Ziegler
Director, Division of Regulations, Legislation, and Interpretation
Department of Labor
Wage and Hour Division
200 Constitution Avenue NW., FP Building, Room S-3502, Washington, DC 20210
Washington ,  DC   20210  
Phone:  202 693-0406  
FAX:  202 693-1387