Conducting an Internal Wage and Hour Audit

This resource is under review following an injunction granted by the US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas enjoining the DOL's final rule increasing the minimum salary for most exemptions under the FLSA from $455 to $913 per week. For more information, see Legal Update, DOL's Final Rule Increasing Minimum Salary for FLSA Exemption Enjoined Nationwide: E.D. Texas.

A Practice Note addressing wage and hour audits under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), including preliminary issues private employers should consider, common wage and hour issues to evaluate, options for responding to problems discovered during the audit, and best practices going forward after the audit. For information on requirements under state wage and hour laws, see the State Q&A Tools under Related Content.

Ryan E. Mick and Marilyn J. Clark, Dorsey & Whitney LLP with Practical Law Labor & Employment


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